Category Archives: Kvinnor?relsen

En v?stinfluerad kvinna kan inte v?ldtas?

Debatten kring den sexattacksanklagade f.d. redakt?ren Tarun Tejpal forts?tter. Idag skriver Krishnan fr?n All India Progressive Womens Association om fallet i tidningen Outlook (som publicerade “Walking with the comrades”). Det visar sig att Tejpals advokat har f?rsvarat sin klient med argumentet att en “frigjord” “v?stinfluerad kvinna” inte kan v?ldtas till skillnad fr?n den “kastpr?glade kvinnan”.

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Debatt om feminism i Indien

Dear Friends Greetings! Please click on the link given below to watch a debate on feminism in India. It has a very impressive panel of people on this programme which includes: Gloria Steinem, Amartaya Sen, Ruchira Gupta, Urvashi Butalia and Nandita Das. The issues related to gender, caste and class does come in for debate. […]

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Bra studie om kvinnor i Indien

Det h?r ?r en bra studie om kvinnor i Indien. http://www.countercurrents.org/stephen151013.htm I Indien ?r kvinnor s?mre lottade ?n p? Ceylon och?i Bangladesh. Och detta har djupa r?tter i ALLA?heliga b?cker och skrifter och kulter. ?ven i?st?der och i h?gre kaster ?r det sv?rt f?r kvinnor?att f? uppr?ttelse inf?r domstolar. Fruktansv?rt! Man kan allts? s?ga att […]

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Anuradha Ghandys “kommunistiska feminism”

Scripting Changes, Changing Scripts by DR. ROSHAN SHAHANI — reposted from?CHAPATI MYSTERY The occasional series on South Asian political life and public culture continues with Roshan Shahani’s review of Scripting the Change: Selected Writings of Anuradha Ghandy (eds. Anand Teltumde and Shoma Sen, Daanish Books 2012). Dr. Roshan Shahani retired as reader and head of […]

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Seminarium om indiska gruppv?ldt?kter i Lund

? SASNET/UPF seminar on Gang Rapes in India A joint SASNET/UPF (Association of Foreign Affairs at Lund University) seminar on ”Gang Rapes in India” will be held in Lund on Wednesday 11 September 2013, 19.00–21.00. Malin Mendel Westberg, Swedish public service television (SVT) correspondent in India will share her experiences from reporting on the violent […]

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Amnesty st?djer kampanjen f?r Soni Sori

Amnesty har tagit upp den torterade adivasil?raren Soni Soris fall (se brevet l?ngst ner). Soni Sori anklagades f?r att ha samr?re med naxaliterna och hon torterades brutalt bl.a. genom att stenar f?rdes upp i hennes slida. Polismannens som var ansvarig f?r tortyren fick medalj. En omfattande kampanj har drivits f?r att hon skall sl?ppas. Noam […]

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Women flock to Naxal cause

The nation’s elected representatives haven’t been able to agree on the Women’s Reservation Bill. The police find it very hard to increase the representation of women in their ranks. The Naxalites have no such problem, however, as the Union home ministry has found out. According to a recent Ministry of Home Affairs estimate, women constitute […]

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Revolution?ra kvinnor ?r mer “brutala och v?ldsamma” enligt polisen

Women Cadres Shedding Traditional Roles in LWE Areas ?TIKESHWAR PATEL | RAIPUR | JUN 30, 2013 The women cadres are also being given equal chance in decision making at special zonal committee rung of outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist). “Women cadres are actively participating in military operations in large number as compared to their […]

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Let us unitedly fight back the forthcoming fascist attack on women of Dandakaranya and on the mass organizations!

Let us unitedly fight back the forthcoming fascist attack on women of Dandakaranya and on the mass organizations! ?An appeal by KAMS to fraternal mass organizations, progressive democratic women, intellectuals, students and all democrats Dear friends, Krantikari Adivasi Mahila Sangathan [Revolutionary Adivasi Women’s Organization] is working in the Dandakaranya comprising seven districts of Maharashtra and […]

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Naxaliternas kvinnoorganisation KAMS, den st?rsta i Indien?

Om det i mainstreammedia ?r tyst om kriget mot folket s? ?r det ?n tystare om naxaliternas massorganisationer. Om man s?ker p? “Krantikari Adivasi Mahila Sangathan” s? ?r Arundhati Roys artikel “Walking with the comrades” en av de f? som beskriver r?relsen och d? ?r “Krantikari Adivasi Mahila Sangathan” f?rmodligen den st?rsta kvinnoorganisationen i landet. […]

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