Solidarity Is Our Weapon- The International Women’s Strike

On 8th of March, women around the world will take part in a strike under the banner “Solidarity is our weapon.” The International Women’s Strike (IWS) consists to date of women from over 35 countries and in the words of the organisers: “We’ll strike because we are fed up with misogyny and the...

Women enthused to rise up and speak up for rights

Oxfam India along with Sajha Manch (a network of 22 Civil Society Organizations) and CASA organised a day long Convention on Women’s Rights and their fight against patriarchy, traditional  regressive practices, on March 14 at Civil Lines, Raipur to celebrate International Women’s Day. Kamla...

Woman, Open Your Eyes…

As dusk falls in Paimar Ghat village on the banks of Punpun River in Bihar, the deep-throated voice of Rooni Devi as she leads a group of women and youth in the chorus song “Ekrake kaise mitawa Sakhi, tanik khola najariya, dekha…” (Sister, open your eyes and look around at the exploitation faced by...

Five Stories That Are Proof That Women Are Breaking Stereotypes In Rural India #IWD2016

Sharelines 5 stories that show why #IWD2016 is more relevant than ever. Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women by sharing http://bit.ly/1QzHt7GLike and share these 5 inspiring stories—How women are leading and changing the landscape of rural India #InternationalWomensDay http://bit.ly/1QzHt7GHow...