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Indian Women Fight Back Against Violence, Oppression


World  (tags: world, politics, society, news, women's rights, India )

Cal
- 76 days ago - greenleft.org.au
A leader of the struggle for women's liberation in India, Kavita Krishnan will be one of the international guest speakers at the 10th national conference of the Socialist Alliance



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Ana MESNER (177)
Friday May 16, 2014, 3:30 am
Thank you-noted.
 

Natasha Salgado (510)
Friday May 16, 2014, 3:46 am
Brave woman! Hopefully she won't be harmed. Thx Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 16, 2014, 6:22 am
Agreed Natasha. A brave woman indeed. Bless her. Thanks Cal.
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Friday May 16, 2014, 7:04 am
Empowerment of women is an urgent concern, not only in India, but all over the world. Men and women are like tow wings of a bird. When one wing is disempowered, the bird flies around in circles and cannot progress forward.
 

Jane H. (129)
Friday May 16, 2014, 2:12 pm
noted---hoorah for Indian women!!
 

Muriel Servaege (39)
Friday May 16, 2014, 2:18 pm
Thank you, Cal. Congratulations, Indian women!
 

Stan B. (124)
Friday May 16, 2014, 2:28 pm
Good for them.
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Friday May 16, 2014, 2:54 pm
Wish them the best!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Friday May 16, 2014, 4:14 pm
It can only be a woman who can help India's women-in fact the whole country.
 

Freya H. (301)
Friday May 16, 2014, 4:30 pm
Go women go! Make a great show for your gender! Women have been trampled and oppressed for far, far too long.
 

Walter Firrth (62)
Friday May 16, 2014, 8:30 pm
There is widespread movement in India for the protection of women and is getting national support and has several leaders in positions of authority. and government. Indian women are far more fortunate than their sisters in Islamic countries.
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (40)
Friday May 16, 2014, 11:11 pm
Brave women! Thanks.
 

Alfred Donovan (44)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 12:51 am
I expect more attacks on women's freedom and rights since the BJP have won the general election, she is a very brave woman.
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 3:09 am
Power to the women
 

Ismail A. (172)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 5:16 am
Noted , thank you my friend Cal , Equality is the solution
 

Birgit W. (140)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 5:36 am
Alexandra Rodda says it all. Thanks for sharing.
 

Sue Matheson (69)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 6:58 am
thanks
 

Winn Adams (190)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 7:14 am
Now that's a hero.
 

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Margaret Snowden (67)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 2:03 pm
With due respect to you All who have left comments. We have lived in India and have seen Firsthand what Indian girls and women endure - it is horrendous when you place your garbage in a wheelie bin and three little heads pop up. A Seven Year old trying to protect her five and three year old sisters from starvation and sexual abuse on the streets, we scooped them up complete with fleas and lice and tried to find somewhere safe for them - we were told everywhere "Cha they are girls, put them back where they belong". It is great to hear "power to your elbow" but what you are all missing is the true extent of suffering of girls and women in India, even when they are married off, if their dowry is not sufficient they are beaten, abused and murdered. PLEASE Before you leave your comments look more deeply into the outrages against Women and Girls in India and make an informed comment. I do not want to offend, we have had the advantage of global travel - adored India but had to leave the house we had built purely because of Women and Animal Rights. It is Truly Shocking. Kavita Krishnan has an upward struggle and I for one am completely behind her.
 

John De Avalon (35)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 2:20 pm
Respect to all these brave women of India.

Wishing for the day when all women and girls will be safe from violence, exploitation and discrimination ...
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 3:22 pm
noted
 

marie tc (166)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 3:53 pm
Thank you
 

Colleen L. (2)
Saturday May 17, 2014, 7:04 pm
More power to them. Thanks Cal
 

Franck R. (51)
Sunday May 18, 2014, 3:50 am
Thanks for Sharing
 

Sandra Penna (64)
Sunday May 18, 2014, 4:39 am
thank you.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Sunday May 18, 2014, 2:29 pm
No one should have to live under these conditions. I hope the Indian Women will stand together, strond to make their lives, and future generations of women, better.
 

Rehana VN (0)
Monday May 19, 2014, 6:36 am
Yes! good luck Kavita.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Monday May 19, 2014, 1:17 pm
Cool!
 

Charlie Rush (48)
Monday May 19, 2014, 2:08 pm
These brave women get my vote.
 
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