India

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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Lohardaga, India Rising!

Published: 24 January 2018 > India

By Kamla Bhasin (South Asia OBR regional coordinator) I am delighted to share photos and some information about a brilliant, energetic One Billion Rising event in the City Hall of Lohardaga town, 80 kms from Ranchi, India. About 2800 women, men, girls and boys participated. Many local NGOs, schools, colleges,…

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OBR India December Newsletter for the 2018 Campaign

Published: 8 January 2018 > India

OBR India Coordinators Abha & Aditi have shared the December newsletter for the 2018 campaign of solidarity.

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OBR India – November 2017 Newsletter

Published: 8 December 2017 > India

We are happy to share with all of you the OBR-India newsletter for November 2017. The month of November has been busy with various states organising preparatory meetings, many launching OBR and others organising events in light of the 16 Days of Activism for Violence Against Women. The OBR-2018 campaign…

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