All India Democratic Women’s Association
‘Centuries of women’s struggles threatened in Modi regime in India’

The 12th National Conference of the All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) took place in Mumbai from 27-30 December, 2019.

AIDWA women march Hundreds of women protesters detained in India

On December 4, over 200 activists who had been on a long march to protest violence and discrimination against women were forcefully detained when they attempted to talk to government representatives

Ahead of Indian elections, women’s organizations issue charter of demands to political parties

The charter includes demands such as reservation of seats in parliament for women, universalization of the public distribution system (PDS) and ensuring a minimum entitlement of 35kg of foodgrains per household

Mariam Dhawale Mariam Dhawale on women’s resistance against right wing government

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.

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