May 06, 2013
On the evening of the 16th of December, 2012, a young woman and her male friend boarded a public bus in the city of Delhi, India, to go home after watching a movie at a local movie hall. The woman never returned home. She was raped and beaten to death by the driver, conductor and [...]
April 24, 2013
Women and Democratic Movements in India: Changing Dynamics, Altered Perspectives
Date & time: Tuesday, April 30, 2013; 1 pm
Venue: Encina Hall West, Room 208, Stanford University, 616 Serra St., Stanford, CA
About the event & the speaker:
Fee: This event is free and open to the public.
April 24, 2013
This is the second of a series of posts written from the experiences at CREA of implementing a program called “Count Me IN! It’s My Body: Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Young Girls through Sports”. CREA is a feminist human rights organization based in Delhi (www.creaworld.org).
(Take fifteen seconds for each [...]
April 20, 2013
We all know that mothers and babies in India are dying. We have some of the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality in the world and tragically, a lot of it is preventable. Access to information is key. Quite simply, many women do not do the right things because they don’t know what they [...]
April 06, 2013
TARSHI (Talking about Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues) is a Delhi-based NGO that works on sexuality with an affirmative and rights-based approach. It runs an infoline on topics related to sexual and reproductive health, HIV, contraceptive choices, sexual and gender identities, violence, safety and pleasure. The organisation is also involved in training, advocacy and research. [...]
April 05, 2013
Neha jumps into the local along with two of her friends. Their chirpy banter fills the space. Her boyfriend is going to join them at the next station. She is beaming with eager anticipation about the day ahead. They are all going for a movie.
The train halts. Enter Gaurav.
After a brief [...]
April 04, 2013
This is not a feminist post. This is just a post about a daughter juggling a phase of commotion, confusion and the hullabaloo called marriage.
I had my marriage solemnised three times in three different ways. This is not a very uncommon practice in these days of intermarriages. Now, neither my husband nor I were [...]