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Poor urban services found to increase risk of #Vaw #womenrights

ActionAid says lack of transport, housing, sanitation and street lighting leaves poor women and girls in cities vulnerable Annie Kelly guardian.co.uk, Indian women travel inside a ‘women only’ metro train compartment in Delhi. Photograph: Yirmiyan Arthur/AP Poor quality and underfunded… Continue Reading →

International Women’s day- We are One Woman: A Song #Video #Womensday

From China to Costa Rica, from Mali to Malaysia, acclaimed singers and musicians, women and men, have come together to spread a message of unity and solidarity: We are “One Woman“. Launching on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013, the… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE-Women from India Demand for End to Gender Violence as the 57th Session Starts of UN Commission on Status of Women #womensday

  For immediate release     7 March 2013, 1 pm to 3 pm at Geneva Conference Room, Bahai United Nations Office,866 UN Plaza,Suite 120,New York NY 10017 & 12 March 2013, 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm at Conference Room,… Continue Reading →

Becoming an abuse statistic in patriarchal India

Journalist Nita Bhalla recounts the lingering scars – physical and mental – from an assault on her and draws a wider lesson about violence against women in patriarchal India. I stand in front of the mirror, surveying my face and… Continue Reading →

Feminism’s unfinished business

Ritu Menon | March 3, 2012, TOI, Crest Edition On any given day the Yahoo group Feminists India carries dozens of postings on dozens of issues, from protesting Vedanta‘s “support” of balwadis and anganwadis, to campaigning for tribal activist Soni… Continue Reading →

Call for Written Submission to CEDAW Committee

Inviting Written Submissions – The Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW Committee) Asia Pacific Regional Consultation for the Proposed General Recommendation on Human Rights of Women in Situations of Conflict and Post Conflict Dear Friends, CEDAW Committee’s Asia… Continue Reading →

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