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AIDWA appeals to Muslim men and women

AIDWA appeals to Muslim men and women to ignore anti-woman and anti-democratic fatwas such as the Darul Uloom fatwa.     19 August, 2005       The Darul Uloom 'fatwa' (which has since been withdrawn by the institution) seeking to restrict the rights of Muslim women contesting elections and announcing that if women are chosen the leaders of any...

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Report On Brutality against Honda Workers in Gurgaon

Report On Brutality against Honda Workers in Gurgaon     AN AIDWA delegation comprising of Subhashini Ali, President, Sudha Sundararaman, general secrtary, Kalindi Deshpande, Pramila Pandhe - both vice president, Sehba Farooqui and Usha Rajendar, Saroha, district president visited the workers of the Honda factory in Gurgaon who had been badly injured in the brutal lathicharge by the police on July 25, 2005. Even days after...

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Call for Mmediate Rehabilation for Earthquake in Jammu & Kashmir

CALL FOR IMMEDIATE REHABILITATION EFFORTS FOR EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS     10 October 2005       The All India Democratic Women's Association expresses its deep anguish at the terrible loss of life and the devastation of entire habitats in Jammu and Kashmir as well as in Pakistan due to the recent earthquake in these parts. We extend our condolences to al...

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AIDWA gives memorandum to the Petroleum Minister on inadequate Gas

AIDWA gives memorandum to the Petroleum Minister on inadequate kerosene and gas supplies     1 September, 2005       An AIDWA delegation comprising of its Gen. Secretary Sudha Sundararaman, Vice Presidents Brinda Karat (MP) and Pramila Pandhe, and Legal Convenor Kirti Singh met the Petroleum Minister Shri Mani Shankar Aiyar today and handed over a memorand...

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AIDWA Condemns RSS Chief Call to Reject the two- child norm

AIDWA Condemns RSS Chief Call to Hindus to Reject the two- child norm     18 November, 2005       It has been highlighted in media today that the RSS leader Sudarshan, at a book release ceremony in Delhi, referred to the 2001 Census data as showing a decline in Hindu population in certain states including those in the North-East. On the basis of t...

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AIDWA Condemns Protests AND WILD ALLEGATIONS AGAINST V.P. BRINDA KARAT

AIDWA Condemns Protests AND WILD ALLEGATIONS AGAINST VICE PRESIDENT BRINDA KARAT in Ramdev Affair     5 January, 2006       The All India Democratic Women's Association strongly condemns the hysterical and uncivilized protests that are being staged and wild allegations made against its Vice President and CPI (M) MP, Brinda Karat by various org...

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AIDWA Condemns Moral Policing in Meeruth

AIDWA Condemns Incident of Moral Policing in Meerut     1 January, 2006 Author     THE AIDWA, UP unit has condemned the outrageous behaviour of the Meerut police in taking on the role of the gate keepers of public morality, and assaulting couples who had come to spend time together in parks. In a statement the AIDWA stated that this was a clear viol...

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AIDWA Condemns HC Judgement in Suryanelli rape case

AIDWA Condemns HC Judgement in Suryanelli rape case     THE All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) has denounced the flawed reasoning of the Kerala High Court's division bench in its objectionable judgement regarding a rape case. Through this judgement, the court has freed all but one of the 35 men accused in the Suryanelli gang rape case in which all the 35 accused raped a 16 years old girl for over a period of...

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Press Release on Delhi High Court Judgement on 8.6.12

  ALL INDIA DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION NO. 2253- E , SHADI KHAMPUR, NEW RANJIT NAGAR, NEW DELHI-110008 PH: 011-25700476, 25709565 Email : aidwacec@gmail.com, aidwa@rediffmail.com                                                                   &...

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AIDWA statement on Guwahati and Baghpat July 13 2012

 ALL INDIA DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION NO. 2253- E , SHADI KHAMPUR, NEW RANJIT NAGAR, NEW DELHI-110008 PH: 011-25700476, 25709565 Email : aidwacec@gmail.com, aidwa@rediffmail.com                                                                   &nb...

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Press Note 14th July, 2012 on Comrade Kalindi Deshpande 3rd Memorial Day

ALL INDIA DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION NO. 2253- E , SHADI KHAMPUR, NEW RANJIT NAGAR, NEW DELHI-110008 PH: 011-25700476, 25709565 Email : aidwacec@gmail.com, aidwa@rediffmail.com                                                14th July 2012                              &...

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Press Release on Assam molestation case

ALL INDIA DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION NO. 2253- E , SHADI KHAMPUR, NEW RANJIT NAGAR, NEW DELHI-110008 PH: 011-25700476, 25709565 Email : aidwacec@gmail.com, aidwa@rediffmail.com                                         17th July 2012                                 &nb...

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AIDWA condemns continuing crimes against women in W. bengal

ALL INDIA DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION NO. 2253- E , SHADI KHAMPUR, NEW RANJIT NAGAR, NEW DELHI-110008 PH: 011-25700476, 25709565 Email : aidwacec@gmail.com, aidwa@rediffmail.com                                         5th July 2012                                  &nbs...

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Press Release Geetika Case aug 17, 2012

    PRESS RELEASE   AIDWA held a demonstration today outside Haryana Bhawan near Mandi House demanding the immediate arrest of Gopal Kanda (Ex. Minister of Haryana) who is accused of abetment and intimidation in the Geetika Sharma suicide case. [Yesterday, an AIDWA delegation from Delhi also met Geetika’s family to express solidarity with them in their struggle to get justice.] Around two hundred Women from different parts of Delhi and Haryana participated in the demonstration. The demo started from Mandi House. Women then marched upto Haryana Bhawan. Angr...

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ON REVERSE RESERVATION POLICY OF HARYANA GOVERNMENT

25 March 2011 An AIDWA delegation comprising of Sudha Sundararaman (General Secretary), Jagmati Sangwan (Vice-President), Jharna Das (M.P. Rajya Sabha) met the NCW Chairperson  Ms. Girija Vyas on 25TH March 2011 and submitted a memorandum about the reverse reservation policy of the Haryana Government. The delegation highlighted the gross injustice being perpetrated against women, by misinterpreting 33% reservation to mean 67% reservation for men.  They pointed out that this was unconstitutional, and set a wrong and dangerous precedent for the country as a whole. The Chai...

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West Bengal AIDWA Council Meeting

West Bengal AIDWA Council Meeting     11 December, 2005       AIDWA general secretary Sudha Sundararaman, addressing a big rally at Bantra in Howrah on December 4 said that the organisation would build up a movement, strong and coordinated, countrywide against gender discrimination and aga...

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AIDWA condemns BJP leaders justification of sexual crimes on women on 5th Jan.2013

AIDWA is deeply shocked by the series of atrocious statements being made by BJP leaders, who are justifying sexual crimes against women by blaming them for becoming victims of assault, rather than focusing on the perpetrators! The BJP Minister from MP, Kailash Vijayvarghia, has crossed the limits by accusing women of asking for trouble by crossing the lakshman rekha- as Sita did in the Ramayana. At a time when the whole nation is under a wave of mass protests against crimes on women, it is a shame that a state cabinet minister does not understand the real reasons for sexual and criminal as...

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Press state Gangrape victim

29th Dec.2012 AIDWA expresses its deepest condolence on the passing away of the young 23- year old woman who bravely fought the perpetrators of the gang rape on her in Delhi on 16th Dec.2012. In her death India has lost yet another brave woman who resisted the horrific violence that an unequal social order and patriarchal values that our society has come to represent as is visible from the shameful record of crimes against women. In expressing solidarity with her both in her struggle and in her death, we the women and men of India, even as we hang our heads in shame at what has happened,...

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