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New York- How One College Handled a Sexual Assault Complaint #Vaw

Reporting Rape, and Wishing She Hadn’t How One College Handled a Sexual Assault Complaint By WALT BOGDANICHJULY 12, 2014 Photo Anna, outside the Barn, a campus dance hall, said she was sexually assaulted there weeks into her freshman year at Hobart… Continue Reading →

Fighting Hindutva – South Asia Solidarity and Ambedkar International Mission #nohindutva

  On May 30th, 2014 — around 35 people gathered in New York City to critically assess the role of progressive South Asians in challenging an emboldened Hindu right in the diaspora. The 3-hr meeting was meant as a start… Continue Reading →

Sikh Community to March for Sovereignty at UN Headquarters in NYC on June 6th

– On June 06, human rights group “Sikhs for Justice” (SFJ) will hold a “Sikh Sovereignty March” in Manhattan to mark the 30 year of attack on the Golden Temple, the Vatican of Sikhism. The march, which is expected to be attended by more than 5000Sikhs,… Continue Reading →

Civil Society Statement to the UN High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament #mustread

Friday, 27 September 2013 09:12 By Dr Joseph Gerson, Truthout | (Photo: Lamerie / Flickr) Delivered by Joseph Gerson of the American Friends Service Committee on behalf of civil society, September 26, 2013, New York. I want to begin by invoking the words of… Continue Reading →

United Nations to discuss abolition of #deathpenalty by June end: Ban Ki-moon

Press Trust of India | Updated: June 14, 2013 08:21 IST United Nations: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the growing momentum against capital punishment, while voicing concern that a some countries continue to impose the death penalty, often in… Continue Reading →

French Senate Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill

By SCOTT SAYARE Published: April 12, 2013 PARIS — The French Senate on Friday approved a bill to allow same-sex couples to wed and adopt children, leaving France poised to join the small group of nations that have fully legalized gay marriage, despite… Continue Reading →

Delhi gang-rape accused must be given chance to reform #Vaw

PTI Mar 8, 2013, 10.21PM IST (Actor Rahul Bose. ) NEW DELHI: Actor activist Rahul Bose on Friday came out in favour of giving the perpetrators of last year’s Delhi gang rape a chance to reform and create a “gender… Continue Reading →

#India- Celebrating women’s solidarities! Resisting cultures of violence! #Vaw #Womenrights #womensday

We have all recently witnessed unprecedented response to a young woman’s brutal gang rape and eventual death. The public anger and mass grief it triggered finally pushed our government to take action. Such is the power of people’s resolve! Yet,… Continue Reading →

Soni Sori acquitted in crucial case, lawyer optimistic of speedy Essar trial #goodnews #vaw

SUVOJIT BAGCHI, The Hindu, feb 14 A file photo of a protest by the All India Students Association in New Delhi seeking the release of tribal activist Soni Sori. Photo: V.V.Krishnan TOPICS ChhattisgarhRaipur Soni Sori, the tribal accused of acting… Continue Reading →

USA – States Without the #DeathPenalty Have Had Consistently Lower Murder Rates #mustread #mustshare

Year 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Murder Rate inDeath PenaltyStates* 9.5 9.94 9.51 9.69 9.23 8.59 7.72 7.09 6.51 5.86 5.70 5.82 5.82 5.91… Continue Reading →

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