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VIRAL FILM: FIR Attack

A Film by Debalina Mow On 22nd December, Feminists in Resistance (an autonomous feminist collective in Kolkata) held a mobile campaign from Ganguly Bagan to Baghajatin (refugee colony areas in South Kolkata). At 10pm as they reached Baghajatin I block, and were packing up, a group of 7-8 men, their faces masked with handkerchiefs and saffron tilaks on their foreheads, attacked the protesters with huge … Continue reading VIRAL FILM: FIR Attack

Inside the #MeToo revolt at Google

Kristen Sheets reports on the walkout at Google — why it happened, how it was organized, what it achieved and what it tells us about organizing the tech sector. THE NOVEMBER 1 walkout by 20,000 Google employees at some 50 offices around the world may be the largest international action of its kind in modern labor history — and it shined a spotlight on the … Continue reading Inside the #MeToo revolt at Google

Video: “The Legal Rapist” – Simar Singh

Courtesy:UnErase Poetry  Credits: Performed by: Simar Singh Curated by: Simar Singh Music by: Pranav Kakkar Shot by: Nishant Thawrani, Navaldeep Singh, Jeet Karani, Siddharth Bhanushali Location Courtesy: antiSOCIAL, Khar, Mumbai Sound Mixing & Mastering by: Sohaill Gandhi (Tuning Fork Studios) Sound Recording by: Gaurav (antiSOCIAL), Sohaill Gandhi Produced by: Tuning Fork Studios Edited by: Simar Singh Art Design by: Allwyn Pereira Special Thanks: Kimberly, Sumit … Continue reading Video: “The Legal Rapist” – Simar Singh

Muslim Women’s organization calls BJP’s bluff

Bebaak Collective (Voices of the Fearless), have issued a  statement univocally condemning the comment made by the BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in an event in Mumbai on Friday, 27th October that the party could win in Uttar Pradesh elections because Muslim women believed that it was BJP who could save them from ‘triple talaq’. (See, “Muslim women felt only BJP could save them from triple … Continue reading Muslim Women’s organization calls BJP’s bluff

कम्पनियों की दलाली के लिये राष्ट्रवाद का नाटक हम नहीं चलने देंगे-Himanshu Kumar

नजीब को पीटने और गायब करने के आरोपी एबीवीपी के लड़कों की पैरवी करने के लिये वकीलों की फर्म लूथरा एण्ड लूथरा ला कंपनी को लगाया गया है, इस कंपनी के वकील भारत के सबसे मंहगे वकील होते हैं, अरुण जेटली साहब व्यक्तिगत रूप से नजीब केस के आरोपियों को बचाने की कार्यवाही की नियमित देखरेख कर रहे हैं, रामजस कालेज में प्रोफेसरों और लड़कियों … Continue reading कम्पनियों की दलाली के लिये राष्ट्रवाद का नाटक हम नहीं चलने देंगे-Himanshu Kumar

Women’s March on Washington: Gloria Steinem Speech #WomensMarch

Published on Jan 21, 2017 The Women’s March on Washington is a grassroots effort comprised of dozens of independent coordinators at the state level. The effort is helmed by four national co-chairs and a national coordinating committee who are working around the clock to pull it all together. Date and Time: Saturday, January 21, 2017. Rally begins at 10:00am and ends at 1:15pm. We will … Continue reading Women’s March on Washington: Gloria Steinem Speech #WomensMarch

Slogans written by Kamla Bhasin in Hindi/Urdu, English & Bangla for OBR 2017

Slogans written by Kamla Bhasin in Hindi/Urdu, English & Bangla for OBR 2017 – YouTube One Billion Rising season is here again. The incredible Kamla Di has written new slogans against violence against women. The Jagori and SANGAT teams are practicising these slogans and a video was recorded for others to use them in their various activities. Let us all celebrate the power of love … Continue reading Slogans written by Kamla Bhasin in Hindi/Urdu, English & Bangla for OBR 2017

Cleaning up a house where a relationship died – Sehba Imam

It’s messy. And throws up many questions. Was it killed, murdered in cold blood? Culpable homicide or reciprocatory violence. Was it kidnapped and made to disappear? or was it a case of plain suicide in sheer desperation. Every corner has a story to tell, every chipped dish and decoration piece gathering dust is an eyewitness. The white blood of silences and the purple splashes of … Continue reading Cleaning up a house where a relationship died – Sehba Imam