- January 11, 2013
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- Category: News
“Don’t teach me what to wear –
teach your sons not to rape
An open meeting in solidarity with
India’s anti-rape protests and to confront
gender violence in Britain
Wednesday 23 January, 6pm
New Theatre, East Building, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
- What are the implications of the protest movement inIndiaand how can we support it?
- What are the changes being demanded at a legal, political and social level?
- How do we resist the colonial and racist responses to these events inBritain?
- What do theDelhiprotests mean for struggles against gender violence inBritainand globally?
The meeting will discuss these and other related issues, including solidarity actions on India’s Republic Day, 26th January. Kavita Krishnan of the All-India Progressive Women’s Association, one of the activists centrally involved in the protests, will be speaking to the meeting from India. Kavita’s speech outside the Delhi Chief Ministers’ residence is at http://tehelka.com/freedom-without-fear-is-what-we-need-to-protect-to-guard-and-respect/
Everyone is welcome.
Organised by Imkaan and South Asia Solidarity Group
with End Violence Against Women (EVAW) National Coalition; Newham Asian Women’s Project, London; Ashiana Network; Amadudu, Liverpool; Apna Haq Project, Rotherham; Asha Projects, London; Daughters of Eve; Saheli, Manchester; Pan African Development Education and Advocacy Programme, London; Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Trust, London; Tamil Community Centre; Shakti, Edinburgh, Humraaz, Blackburn; Asian Women’s Resource Centre, London; Black Association of Women Step Out, Wales; London Irish Women’s Network; Anah Project, Bradford; Imece, London; Kiran Project, London; Latin American Women’s Aid, London
Supported by the LSE Gender Institute