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.
nainu devi

Gang Raped By Dominant Caste Men, Nainu Devi Commits Suicide: AIDMAM Statement

On the night of 11th Sep, at 7:30 PM, Nainu Devi was found by her family members to have committed suicide in the water tank of her house.
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.
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.
Feminist Statement Challenging The CAP Conference

Feminist Statement Challenging The CAP Conference

We find however, that organisations like the Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution International (CAP Intl) persist in erroneously viewing all women in sex work as victims of trafficking and violence denying them the very right to call themselves workers.
Some FAQs Frequently Asked Questions For Media By #IWillGoOut

Some Frequently Asked Questions For Media By #IWillGoOut

The #IWillGoOut Collective answers some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for media.
Official Statement By The #IWillGoOut Collective

Official Statement By The #IWillGoOut Collective

#IWillGoOut is a collective of individuals and organisations across various cities in India that strongly denounces Violence Against Women and advocates for women’s right to be seen, heard and be in public spaces at any given time without question or fear.
WSS Statement On NHRC Order On Chhattisgarh

WSS Statement On NHRC Order On Chhattisgarh

NHRC indicts Chhattisgarh police for sexual violence against Adivasi women in Bastar. Interim order validates WSS complaints
American Black Feminist Activist Angela Davis Appeals To President To Repeal AFSPA

American Black Feminist Activist Angela Davis Appeals To President To Repeal AFSPA

At an exclusive meet-the-press in Mumbai, American black feminist activist and human rights defender, Angela Davis joined feminists in India spearheading a global women’s campaign appealing to the President of India to use his Constitutional powers and repeal the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).
Kashmir

End Repression in Kashmir: A Call from the Civil Society

We, the undersigned, are dismayed over the ongoing crisis in Kashmir. We have watched in horror and shock the repetitive cycle of state aggression leading to violence, deteriorating state of civil liberties, violation of fundamental rights and ever escalating loss of human life and dignity in Kashmir.

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Why Higher Cut-Offs For Girls In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

Why Higher Cut-Offs For Women In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

The decision to keep higher cut-offs for women than for men for admission into pre-University in Bangalore is discriminatory. Here's how!
"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.