On May 28, India’s new parliament building was inaugurated. On the same day, the country’s wrestlers, who have been on a sit-in protest seeking the arrest of their federation head on charges of sexual harassment, were brutally repressed and evicted from their protest site
In a significant act of resistance, India’s top women wrestlers have broken the silence on sexual misconduct faced by Indian sportswomen and the culture of impunity in Indian sports
We bring you a ground report from the recent national conference of the All India Democratic Women’s Association which discussed the path ahead for the women’s movement in the country
The 19-year-old succumbed to her injuries on September 29. Protestors are condemning the attitude of the police and administration of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party led by Yogi Adityanath.
The 12th National Conference of the All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) took place in Mumbai from 27-30 December, 2019.
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
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, 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.