Thursday, July 18, 2019
Sampoorna

Open Letter to Parliamentary Standing Committee On Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016

Sampoorna is sending an open letter to the chairman of the parliamentary standing committee which drafted the trans bill 2016.
Women And Trans Groups Release Joint Statement Condemning Violence Against A Trans Woman By Army Jawans

Women And Trans Groups Release Joint Statement Condemning Violence Against A Trans Woman By...

Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) and Telangana Hijra Intersex Transgender Samiti (THITS) condemn the barbaric attack on a transgender woman by army jawans in Hyderabad, demands immediate and stringent action for justice.
Dear Lok Sabha, Stop Criminalising Our Bodies And Lives

Dear Lok Sabha, Stop Criminalising Our Bodies And Lives

The Lok Sabha passed three dangerous bills that have been so poorly drafted that all of them further marginalise the very people they were supposed to safeguard.
Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2019 Statement

Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2019 Statement

This International Women’s Day 2019, we gather to mark our collective actions towards creating a world free of violence, injustice, inequalities, stigma and oppression.
Aath March Saath March: International Women's Day 2017 Statement

Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2017 Statement

This Women’s Day we come together to celebrate our solidarities and our resistance to the brazen patriarchal, casteist, communal and regressive forces that are operating with utter impunity in the country. Together we reaffirm our commitment to building a violence-free, just society.

Joint Statement: Sexual Harassment Survivors Speak Against Ekalavya Chaudhuri

On the 23rd of July 2016, an undergraduate student of Jadavpur University, Ekalavya Chaudhuri, was exposed via Facebook for sexual harassment of over a dozen women, some of them minors, over a three-year period, via texts, online messages and molestation.
Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2018 Statement

Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2018 Statement

This Women’s Day 2018 we come together to celebrate our solidarities and our resistance to the brazen patriarchal, casteist, communal and regressive forces that are operating with utter impunity in the country. Together we reaffirm our commitment to building a violence-free, just society.
Trans, Gender Nonconforming & Intersex Collectives Strongly Condemn Kinnar Akhara's Support For Ram Temple

Trans, Gender Nonconforming & Intersex Collectives Strongly Condemn Kinnar Akhara’s Support For Ram Temple

Trans, gender nonconforming & intersex groups resist the saffronisation of trans and intersex spaces and condemn support for the Ram Temple.
Women's Groups Release A Statement Prior To The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections| #WomenVote4Change

Women’s Groups Release A Statement Prior To The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections| #WomenMarch4Change

Women across India will march for change on April 4, 2019, and beyond. Together, we will reclaim and vote for our constitutional rights as citizens of a democratic republic. #WomenMarch4Change
Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2016 Parchi

Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2016 Parchi

This Women’s Day, we gather to celebrate our collective commitment to create a world free of violence, discrimination, injustice and oppression. We are inspired by the gains of our women’s movements. We re-energise ourselves to continue our resistance of patriarchal, casteist, communal and regressive forces, both state and non-state.

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10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

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While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.