AIDWA

Current Tasks

FUTURE TASKS SET OUT IN THE NINTH AIDWA CONFERENCE

9th to 12th November 2010, Kanpur From the General Secretary’s Report on Socio-Political Developments: “Our struggles have been many; we have enjoyed some successes as well, but the forces enjoying the fruits of neo liberal growth models are teaming up with the forces of social conservatism and creating further gender inequalities, along with unleashing greater violence against women. Our work has to intensify and diversify so that we can change the situation in favour of women. We have to combat the all out efforts being made to malign the Left, which are aimed at weaken...

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7th national Conference On AIDWA

  12 December, 2004 Sudha Sundararaman THERE were two important components to the report presented to the seventh national conference of All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) by its general secretary. The first section assessed the status of women in the context of international and national developments, and the second was a review of the AIDWA’s interventions, struggles and organisational growth in the period 2001-2004. The report generated a very meaningful and perceptive discussion, with 67 delegates participating over two days....

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Meeting of the Central Executive Committee, Jaipur 4-5 February 2006

      RESOLUTIONS RESIST MOVES TO FURTHER WEAKEN THE PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM The Central Executive Committee of the All India Democratic Women's Association strongly condemns the statement of the Union Minister for Food and Agriculture, Mr. Sharad Pawar, that had the decision of the UPA Government to cut the quotas and increase PDS foodgrain issue prices been implemented, the import of wheat that has now been made necessary in order to check rising domestic prices could have been avoided. This is the worst...

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ALL INDIA DEMOCRATIC WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION : CEC Meeting

      Report on Current Developments The trend of extremist violence and attacks on people that we had noted in our last CEC meeting at New Delhi in mid-November has increased in the intervening period. Many Left activists, especially from the CPI(M)have been the victims of the most barbaric and gruesome attacks. In Purulia district of West Bengal, armed Maoist party goons stormed into the residence of Comrade Rabindranath and Anandamayi Kar in Bandowan area. They prevented others from coming to their aid, and openly poured kerosene a...

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DECISIONS OF CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NOVEMBER 2005

  27 November, 2005   THE central executive committee of the All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) decided to closely monitor the implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (REGA) through out the country. It felt this was necessary in the context of continuing marginalisation of women and underestimation of her work. This was decided in the meeting of the central executive meeting of AIDWA held at New Delhi on November 15-16, 2005. A total of 65 members from 22 states attended the meeting, which discussed the...

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