India

OBR INDIA NEWSLETTER (DEC 2019 – 15 JAN 2020)

Published: 20 January 2020 > India

Dear passionate OBR Risers, As we all hear, read and are inundated with the visuals of risings, we know that this is a defining moment for the country and for all of us as citizens. The widespread protest against CAA and NRC has become an integral part of the ONE BILLION RISING (OBR). OBR has joined hands with…

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OBR India newsletter (Oct – Nov 2019)

Published: 12 December 2019 > India

Just in from Abha Bhaiya, OBR India Coordinator: “Enclosed please find the first OBR Newsletter with short recall of the last 7 year; the OBR India and the OBR Delhi launches led by Kamla Bhasin and the Sangat South Asia team. The OBR 2020 was also launched in Mumbai JOINTLY…

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“No Encounters In Our Name”: One Billion Rising India Joins Actions Against Increasing Sexual Assault – and Calls on the World to Rise in Solidarity!

Published: 7 December 2019 > India

(Shared by Abha Bhaiya – One Billion Rising India coordinator): “No Encounters in our Name”- Protest on 9th December in Bangalore against increasing cases of sexual assault. The women organisations have given a call to change the society entrenched in rape culture and have condemned the calls for death penalty….

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Madanpur Khadar, New Delhi Rising!

Published: 12 February 2019 > India

From Azad Foundation – long time OBR India organizers on their OBR event in Madanpur Khadar, New Delhi. “It was amazing to see you all those who turned out at Madanpur Khadar to celebrate our last OBR event of the season. We are ever grateful for your continuous support to…

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“Dublin to Calcutta, stories of a ‘rising’” (The Telegraph India)

Published: 11 February 2019 > India

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta (The Telegraph): https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/west-bengal/dublin-to-calcutta-stories-of-a-rising/cid/1684229 Girls perform at the Calcutta leg of OBR India 2019 Rises in front of the Simpark Mall adjacent to New Market on Saturday. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta / The Telegraph The One Billion Rising movement was started by Eve Ensler to take…

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Delhi Rising has Begun!

Published: 10 February 2019 > India

Delhi Rising Event on 12 February

Published: 7 February 2019 > India

Presented by One Billion Rising India and partner groups: Hum hi Se Samvidhaan National Women’s Convention Feb 12, 2019 – 9 am to 6 pm Constitution Club of India, New Delhi Organized by OBR India in collaboration with ANHAD, MKSS, PUCL and SNS OBR India, ANHAD, MKSS, PUCL, and SNS…

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Delhi and West Bengal Risings in India

Published: 31 January 2019 > India

From Kamla Bhasin – OBR South Asia Regional Coordinator: DELHI RISING: Joint Women’s Program, Delhi RISING against vaw and children. Miranda College students joined them and performed a street theater. Most inspiring. Many programs taking place in different areas. The Big event of OBR Delhi will take place on 10…

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OBR India – Risings in Delhi, Tangra and Kolkata India

Published: 31 January 2019 > India

Last week, Azad Foundation organised OBR events in Jahangirpuri, Delhi and in Tangra, Kolkata. In Delhi, the event commenced with a rally in which Azad trainees, women leaders and young men raised slogans to promote women joining non-traditional livelihoods, and end violence against women. Asmita Theatre Group performed a street…

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Farmers Rising in Shahpur, India

Published: 23 January 2019 > India

Last January 19th, as part of the OBR campaign, Jagori Grameen organised the event titled Jashn-e-Samvidhan Jashn-e-Kisan (celebrate constitution- celebrate the farmers) 650 women and men farmers gathered in Shahpur to celebrate farmers and their rights enshrined in the Constitution. The farmers and speakers in unison spoke about the disastrous…

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