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Irom Sharmila Re-Arrested, Continues Her Fast Unto Death Demanding Repeal Of #AFSPA #Vaw

  Irom Sharmila was released on Tuesday by the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court in Imphal East after completing one year imprisonment. She refused to give up her fast and was re-arrested by the Porompat police SHAZIA NIGARMore by the author… Continue Reading →

Open Letter to the Chief minister of Odisha #Vaw #Womensday

March 12, 2013 Mr. Naveen Pattnaik we are surprised that you are not ashamed even after women’s day. Dear Mr. Naveen Pattnaik, We are deeply anguished and disturbed by the recent turn of frightening and ugly incidents perpetrated by the… Continue Reading →

Iron Irom’s long protest penned #AFPSA #Vaw #Womenrights

DNA Correspondent l @DNA ( pic courtesy- Nitesh Mohanty at the kitab khana event) A book on Irom Sharmila reiterates the cause she is fighting for. “Irom’s story has been written in a first-person account and in a non-intellectual way… Continue Reading →

Democracies Don’t Strip Their Women, India Does #Indiashame #womensday

| by Avinash Pandey*   ( March 8, 2013, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka Guardian) The decision of going naked in protest to the oppression committed on them by POSCO and its supporters must not had come easily to the women of Govindpur… Continue Reading →

#IromSharmila appears before court, refuses to plead guilty #AFPSA #Suicide #Vaw

  Dailybhaskar.com | Mar 04, 2013   New Delhi: Manipur‘s ‘iron lady’, Irom Sharmila, appeared in city’s Patiala Court on Monday in an attempt to suicide case. The Patiala House court framed charges against the social activist for attempting to commit… Continue Reading →

Social activist Irom Sharmila to appear in Delhi court today #AFSPA #Vaw

PTI | Mar 04, 2013, New Delhi: Irom Sharmila, who has been on fast for about 12 years demanding repeal of controversial AFSPA and was flown in to New Delhi from Manipur to appear in a court case of attempted suicide, … Continue Reading →

#India – When a rape is not a rape #sexualviolence #Vaw #AFSPA

Freny Manecksha | February 16, 2013, Times Crest   In 2004 an iconic image, hailed as a feminist statement, depicted a dozen Manipuri women who had stripped in front of the headquarters of Assam Rifles, holding banners saying “Indian army rape us.”… Continue Reading →

#India-Towards a Decisive Victory in the Historic Battle for Women’s Rights

ML Update Editorial The 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim finally succumbed to her injuries on 29 December morning after battling on bravely for 13 days. The unknown young woman will go down in history as one of India’s most memorable martyrs… Continue Reading →

#India-Woman jumps from speeding train to escape molesters #Vaw

By PTI – PATNA 03rd January 2013 09:36 PM A woman jumped from a speeding express train suffering injuries on her head and legs to escape from molesters who were identified as army jawans near Ara junction in Bihar’s Bhojpur… Continue Reading →

IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Statement condemning sexual violence and opposing #deathpenalty

STATEMENT BY WOMEN’S AND PROGRESSIVE GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS CONDEMNING SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND OPPOSING DEATH PENALTY On 16 December, 2012, a 23-year old woman and her friend hailed a bus at a crossing in South Delhi. In the bus, they were… Continue Reading →

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