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Mumbai – #1BillionRising – Maya Rao performs the ‘ WALK’ #Rise4Revolution #Vaw

    1 in 3 women across the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. Every February through March 8th, thousands of Risings take place in hundreds of countries across the world… Continue Reading →

India -Private Hospitals Taking Lambani women for a ride with unnecessary hysterctomies #Vaw

  PLEASE SIGN PETITION BELOW   Karnataka Chief Minister: STOP medically unwarranted hysterectomies and arrest erring doctors Now T.V. SIVANANDAN A random sampling of 76 women has revealed that most hysterectomies were medically unnecessary. There’s a nexus between private hospitals… Continue Reading →

Bihar legislative assembly raises Sexual Harassment Case of Rupashree Dasgupta #Vaw

TNN | Jul 22, 2014,  PATNA: Reprieve seems to be knocking on the doors of Rupashree Dasgupta, the Patna IGIMS’s associate professor who was dismissed on grounds that her appointment was illegal. “Injustice was done to Rupashree. The image of Bihar would… Continue Reading →

Wartime Violence against Disabled Women Often Ignored

By Juhie Bhatia Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Disability rights activists called for a variety of remedies during a panel of a major London conference last week. “If you have reduced mobility, it makes it that much harder to run when… Continue Reading →

#India- Militant Durga Vahini Camp In India Is Training Young Women To Hate Themselves And Accept Their Weakness #WTFnews

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“Can you really hide your natural weakness or character as a woman?”posted on May 26, 2014, at 1:39 a.m. Tasneem NashrullaBuzzFeed Staff    The Durga Vahini is the women’s wing of a Hindu nationalist organization in India — the Vishwa… Continue Reading →

Violence against women politicians higher in India than Pakistan

The violence was caused by insufficient implementation of laws, lack of support from police, judiciary and a decline in moral values, the study said Ashwaq Masoodi Be it the smear campaign against Gul Panag of the AAP or the public… Continue Reading →

#India – Silence of Government on ‘Honour’ Killing Law is Killing #Vaw

Kamayani Bali Mahabal aka Kractivist   Pic courtesy — http://50watts.com/I-Am-a-Bird-of-the-Heavenly-Garden The naked brutality of honour crimes against women is in contravention of the spirit of the ’United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)’ which… Continue Reading →

Working with masculinities #Gender #Vaw #Womenrights

HARSH MANDER The HinduGender equality will make the world kinder, less violent, and less demanding for men as well. TOPICS social issue abusive behaviour social issues (general) Gender equality will make the world kinder, less violent, and less demanding for… Continue Reading →

#India – Tejpal case obscures the reality of unequal newsroom #Vaw

Burying The Lede   By POORNIMA JOSHI | 1 January 2014 NARENDRA BISHT / OUTLOOK Indian media organisations lack clear procedures for addressing complaints of sexual harassment.  208 304 THE RELENTLESS MEDIA COVERAGE of the former Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal’s alleged assault on his much younger colleague… Continue Reading →

#India – Women Human Rights Defenders Day, Nov 29

INDIA: Mother’s Quest for Justice Anjuman Ara Begum * The culture of women’s movement often set it root in motherhood as symbol or a weapon to create space. The notion of motherhood proved instrumental for women struggle for justice world wide. Patriarchal values existing in the… Continue Reading →

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