Saturday, November 16, 2019
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.

FII’s Statement On The Death Penalty

FII believes that the ultimate purpose of punishments should be rehabilitative and not retributive. The irreversible nature of this punishment obviates any possibility of rehabilitation. The State-sanctioned killing of persons is not compatible with the creation of a compassionate society. It is for these reasons that FII expresses solidarity with organizations that oppose the death penalty and calls for the abolition of the capital punishment.

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.
WSS’s Statement on the Kerala Sexual Violence Case

WSS’s Statement on the Kerala Sexual Violence Case

We, at WSS, are appalled at the apathy extended towards the family by the state, sdministration and the mainstream media.
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.
Statement of Solidarity for Rohith Vemula's Mother Radhika Vemula

Statement of Solidarity for Rohith Vemula’s Mother Radhika Vemula

Stop the attack on Rohith’s mother Radhika Vemula.
Aath March, Saath March! International Women's Day 2015 Pamphlet

Aath March, Saath March! International Women’s Day 2015 Pamphlet

This Women's Day 2015 we gather to mark our collective actions towards creating a world free of violence, injustice and oppression. Together we inspire each other by celebrating the gains of our women’s movements. We re-energise ourselves to continue resisting and challenging patriarchal, casteist, communal and regressive forces, both state and non-state.

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Sikh names are empowering in nature, they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restricts them.

Sikh Names: Beyond Gender, Caste And Patriarchy

Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.
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.
10 Things You Shouldn't Ask A Transgender Man

10 Things You Shouldn’t Ask A Transgender Man

People, sometimes without even realising or intending to, ask a transgender man or a trans person such questions that are absolutely inappropriate and offensive.