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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South Asia Newsletter – Tidings of Risings across South Asia from Sep to Nov 2018

Published: 7 December 2017 > Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan

    Sangat Core Group Members with participants of 22nd Sangat Month Long Course at the South Asia launch of OBR 2018 in Nepal The Launch   Kathmandu, Nepal  On 2 September, 2017 Nepali civil society and Sangat organized the launch of One Billion Rising South Asia and a celebration…

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Read The Latest Newsletter from One Billion Rising India

Published: 3 November 2017 > India

Just in from Abha Bhaiya and Aditi, the October newsletter from OBR India. The newsletter is “not only about what’s happening in the name of OBR, but covers some of the most significant campaigns initiated by various concerned prominent citizens of the country. They are inspirational in their vision and…

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INDIA AND SOUTH ASIA RISING! Update from Kamla Bhasin (OBR South Asia Regional Coordinator)

Published: 21 June 2017 > India

INDIA AND SOUTH ASIA RISING! by Kamla Bhasin (OBR South Asia Regional Coordinator/ Sangat South Asia Feminist Network) June 2017 The 8th Jagori Grameen and Sangat Sangat two country feminist capacity building course started yesterday in Tara Centre of Jagori Himachal. Thirty seven women, men and transgender people from India…

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Update from OBR India

Published: 1 November 2016 > India

An OBR state planning meeting was held on the 25 & 26 of October by Jan Pahel in Madhya Pradesh. It was attended by 52 representatives from 35 districts, on the issue of exploitation and injustices, focusing on marginalized subaltern communities including Dalits, tribal people, and more. Follow up meetings…

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Youth Rising in Solidarity in Delhi By Sangat

Published: 7 October 2016 > India

One Billion Rising along with its amazing partner MenEngage Delhi conducted an engagement with Shivaji College, University Of Delhi with more than 300 people in attendance. The engagement included a movie screening and an intense discussion on Sexual harassment and molestation. It was a great session!    

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Published: 21 July 2016 > India

The following appeal is from One Billion Rising South Asia Coordinator Kamla Bhasin from India (of Sangat Feminist Network – coordinators of OBR in India and around South Asia) – calling for solidarity for peace activist Irom Sharmila. Irom Sharmila has been fasting against an unjust Indian law for the past 15…

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