The Women Farmers’ Parliament marked eight months of protests against the Center’s controversial farm laws. It was organized in parallel to the monsoon session of India’s parliament
While domestic workers number in the tens of millions—constituting a major proportion of India’s workforce—their labor is not formally recognized, and they lack essential rights and guarantees.
Protests have erupted across India after the victim of a brutal gang rape died on September 29, two week after she was assaulted on September 14.
Under the banner of Hum Agar Uthe Nahi Toh (If We Do Not Rise), over 400 Indian women’s groups and human rights organizations are coming together for a joint campaign.
The 12th National Conference of the All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) took place in Mumbai from 27-30 December, 2019.
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Mariam Dhawale, general secretary of All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA), talked to PeoplesDispatch about the legislation pending in India’s parliament that will guarantee women’s representation in higher government bodies.