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Participants of Mahila Ekta Yatra speak against Criminalization of Women’s expression of peaceful dissent

Statement by participants of the Mahila Ekta Yatra regarding the chargesheet filed by Delhi Police in FIR 59/2020 We strongly contest criminalisation of women’s expression of peaceful dissent and participation as citizens in Indian democracy The women-led peaceful protests against the CAA, NRC and NPR became a powerful symbol of […]

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Women Organizations’ Delegation Visits Hathras: Demands Dismissal of Yogi Govt., Court monitored investigation, Safety of family and punishment to guilty including officials

NFIW, PMS, ANHAD 6 October 2020 Press Release    A delegation comprising Annie Raja, National General Secretary NFIW, Poonam Kaushik, General Secretary Pragatisheel Mahila Sangathan and Shabnam Hashmi, ANHAD visited Gulgarhi village in Hathras district on October 5, 2020 and spent 4 hours  there. We met and had detailed interaction with […]

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Women Organizations Oppose decision of collecting the outstanding loans from the SHG women

Following is the letter jointly sent by Six national women’s organisations  to the Minister of Rural Development, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar protesting against the decision of collecting the outstanding loans from the SHG women and demanding immediate withdrawal of the decision. NATIONAL WOMEN’S ORGANISATIONS’ JOINT LETTER Date: September 12, 2020 To, […]

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Women’s Organizations Call for Protests on August 28

Date: August 5, 2020 Press Release National Women’s Organizations’ Call for Protests on August 28 Women Demand Life, Livelihood and Democracy An online meeting of the following women’s organisations– All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA), National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW), All India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA), Pragatisheel Mahila Sanghatan […]

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Sixth Reminder to Home Minister Demanding Public Judicial Enquiry into North East Delhi Violence in February 2020

(The following letter is the sixth reminder sent by over 350 women activists to the Home Minister of India, Amit Shah, in the context of North East Delhi violence. The move was spearheaded by several women’s organizations in Delhi including Pragatisheel Mahila Sangathan. Editor, ND) July 10, 2020 Through  E-mail/ […]

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Chhattisgarh Girl

–       SK You were twelve years old You keep talking to yourself As you go on walking You smile and greet The trees and flowers of the forest None can hear your words The leaves of the trees sing the lullabies quietly Will the tree leaves listen to your silence?   […]