Posts Tagged ‘Sexual Violence in India’

Hands off our bodies! Hands off our Passports!

| Thursday, January 16th, 2014 | No Comments »

Southall Black Sisters AGM 3rd December 2013 Every year after the business and accounts section of the AGM is finished, we organise a talk or a film show which is timely, politically relevant and of interest to the women who use our centre. In 2013, SBS women had been passionate and vocal about two issues: in response to news of


In memory of Jyoti Singh – Nirbhaya

| Saturday, November 30th, 2013 | No Comments »
Image from Southall Black Sisters Demo - "From Delhi to Southall March Against Violence Against Women and Girls" in response to the brutal rape and murder of Jyoti Singh. Photo by Paolo-Cardullo

Monday 16th December marks the anniversary of the brutal rape and murder of Jyoti Singh in Delhi. In memory ActionAid are organising an event to mark the anniversary of the rape and murder on a Delhi bus of 23 year old of Jyoti Singh known as Nirbhaya “Fearless One” in solidarity with ActionAid India, who are co-organising a rally on


Women, Rise and Fight – Our march on Southall

| Thursday, March 28th, 2013 | No Comments »
Delhi to Southall Demo 2013 Photographer Paolo Cardullo

On a freezing Saturday afternoon in March, Southall Broadway was momentarily brought to a halt as 150 women, children and men took to the streets, placards and banners in hand, to protest against the persistent violence women and girls face within our communities. Outraged at the recent event in Delhi, when a young woman was raped and murdered on a


From Delhi to Southall: Freedom is Our Right!

| Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 | 3 Comments »
delhi to southall demo 2013 image credit shakila maan

Women, Rise and Fight! March Against Violence Against Women and Girls On the 16th December 2012, six men repeatedly raped a young woman on a bus in Delhi before dumping her and her friend on the roadside. She died of massive internal injuries two weeks later. What happened in Delhi has sparked outrage in India and has led to global


You have sparked a fire

| Thursday, February 7th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
30-SBS-Protest-Sexual- Violence-2013-credit-shakilamaan

Protest against sexual violence in India They came from near and far – from London, Surrey, Shropshire, Wales and Yorkshire. Some had travelled 200 miles to be there, emotions high, outside the Indian High Commission in London, on the eve of 7th January, in response to the horrific gang rape and murder of a young woman, 23 year old physiotherapy


Protest against sexual violence in India

| Saturday, December 29th, 2012 | 7 Comments »

7th January 2013 at 4-7pm Outside the Indian High Commission, London, WC2B 4NA WARNING: The details below of the gang rape that took place recently on 16 December might be graphic and/or upsetting for some. Please share this with your friends, colleagues, activists, feminists and blog, tweet, facebook and other social networks. Update: 3rd January 2013 Please note the Protest has now