Soni Sori’s husband dies – Suvojit Bagchi

While the tribal school teacher Soni Sori is languishing in a Chhattisgarh jail, her husband died of neurological issues on Aug. 02, 2013. A file photo shows a protest in New Delhi for her release. Anil Futane — the husband of tribal schoolteacher Soni Sori, who was arrested on the charge of aiding Maoists — died on Friday of some undiagnosed neurological condition that paralysed … Continue reading Soni Sori’s husband dies – Suvojit Bagchi

अब इन लोगों की ज़रूरत ही नहीं है – Himanshu Kumar

Thursday, April 18, 2013 कल दिल्ली की कुछ मानवाधिकार एवं दलित अधिकारों की सस्थाओं के प्रतिनिधियों के साथ मैं भी हरियाणा के कैथल जिले के पबनावा गाँव में गया था . इस गाँव में रहने वाले दलित परिवारों के तीन सौ घरों में तोड़ फोड और लूट पाट की गई थी . बस्ती की युवा महिलायें और बच्चे अभी भी बस्ती में वापिस नहीं लौटे … Continue reading अब इन लोगों की ज़रूरत ही नहीं है – Himanshu Kumar

’Kathmandu Declaration’ adopted at conference on Peace building in South Asia

PRESS NOTE UN Women – South Asia SASRO ‘Experts Group’ on Women Peace & Security organized a regional Conference on “The Changing Dynamics of Peace building in South Asia: Recasting Women’s Agency and Transformative Strategies” in Kathmandu February 15th -17th, 2013. About 60 women from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka discussed the changing and complex character of conflicts and peace building in … Continue reading ’Kathmandu Declaration’ adopted at conference on Peace building in South Asia