WOMEN

Delhi Police Files Charge-sheet Against AIPWA, AISA, RYA Activists for Anti-Rape Protests Post Dec 16

 The Delhi Police has informed activists of AISA, RYA and AIPWA, including AIPWA Secretary Kavita Krishnan, AISA activists Anmol Rattan of DU and Om Prasad of JNU, and RYA activist Aslam

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Struggle Against Sexual Violence in Vishwa Bharati

 

The students of Vishwa Bharati University in West Bengal are engaged in a struggle against cases of sexual harassment and violence in the University, and the

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Gana Mancha Enquires Into Rape-Murder of CPI(M) Supporter

A seven-member delegation team from Gana Mancha, comprising of representatives from all the constituents of Gana Mancha – Amalendu Chowdhury, Chandrasmita Chowdhury and Archana Ghatak of CPI(ML) Liberation, Prasenjit Bose, Subhanil Chowdhury of Left Collective, Ajoy Bakshi of MKP, Bodhisatwa

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Women’s Tribunal In Lucknow Puts State and Central Government in the Dock

The AIPWA held a Women’s Tribunal in Lucknow, attended by around 700 women from various districts across the state. The tribunal put the State and Central Governments in the dock over the unabated violence against women in the State. Survivors

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Protests Follow Suicide of Woman Worker at Factory Gate

(With inputs from a news story titled 'Activists demand justice for woman who killed self' by Anumeha Yadav in The Hindu, May 15, 2014, and Comrade Abhishek of AISA, JNU) Rakhi Sonkar, a single mother of 3 small kids was terminated by managers

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Dalits Evicted for Protesting Rape

On the night of March 23, 4 dalit teenage girls aged 13-18 were abducted from their village of Bhagana in Haryana's Hisar district, drugged and raped. They had gone to a field near their homes to urinate, when they were attacked by

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Protest Against Rape in Fatuha

CPIML held a protest against an incident of gang rape and murder of a teen age girl by criminals on 20 May at the block office. The incident had occured on 16 May when the girl was returning from school. Fatuha town,

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Police Trying to Evict Protesting Bhagana Dalit Families from Jantar Mantar

In the morning of 4 June, the day 16th Parliament was scheduled to begin its first session, police in large numbers encircled all protesters at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, and forcibly evicted them. Police demolished the tents put up by dozens

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Atrocities on Girls From Dalit and oppressed castes at Badaun and Bhagana Underline lethal connections B​etween gender, caste and class dominance

The brutal gang rape and lynching of two minor girls aged 14 and 15 in a village in the Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh is a grim reminder of the gender, caste and class based atrocities that women from Dalit, oppressed castes

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BJP Leader Promises ‘Bihari Brides’ for Haryana Men

BJP's Dhankar thinks of women as instruments of production, as a 'commodity' to which men are entitled. He says in acche din, wives from Bihar will be supplied to Haryana men to correct the 'shortage' created by sex selective abortion

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Tapas Pal isn’t alone, remember Sanjeev Baliyan and Amit Shah

Tapas Pal's remarks should be treated as distinct from the common or garden variety sexism that politicians regularly spout. This is incitement to rape, riot, and murder, plain and simple. So, 'apology' just isn't enough, and the TMC has no

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Dharna at Lucknow Against Rape and Murder

AISA activists held a dharna at Saraswati Vatika in Lucknow University on 22 July 2014 to protest against the brutal incident of rape and murder in Mohanlalganj, the subsequent attempts by the administration to cover up the incident with false stories, and

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