- September 19, 2013
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India’s anti-rape movement – experiences,
reflections and strategies for the future
- What does the anti-rape movement which arose from the protests of December 2012 mean for struggles against sexual and gender violence across India?
- What are the implications of the rise of Narendra Modi and the activities of the Hindu Right for violence against women in India?
- How does the UK’s current relationship with India affect gender violence?
- What are the possibilities of international solidarity against gender violence?
Open meeting and discussion with
(Secretary of the All-India
Progressive Women’s Association)
Thursday 3 Oct October, 7.00pm
Room DLT, Ground Floor
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Kavita Krishnan is a feminist and revolutionary left activist who has been centrally involved in the anti-rape movement in India which began in December 2012. She is the Secretary of the All-India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA) which is active among women workers, agricultural labourers, and other sections of poor labouring women in rural and urban India and has a record of resisting feudal violence and state repression against women. Kavita is also editor of Liberation, the monthly publication of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist).
Freedom Without Fear Platform https://www.facebook.com/FreedomWithoutFearPlatform and South Asia Solidarity Group www.southasiasolidarity.org