Jagori in the news

New publication from Jagori: Rhymes for equality

13-11-2014 | by Nita Bhalla | Jagori

Jagori has produced a book of rhymes, written by Indian women's rights activist Kamla Bhasin, that aims to challenge male and female stereotypes. Adapted from the original produced in Hindi by UNICEF in 1994, the English version has a new introduction by Kamla Bhasin. The illustrations by Mickey Patel have been reproduced in the English version as well.

Excuse me, where are your daughters Gentlemen?

26-05-2014 | Feminist India | Feminist India

India’s veteran feminist activist Kamla Bhasin delivered the keynote speech at a conference organised by Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Berlin on May 22. The conference was part of BMZ’s initiative to launch a new gender equality policy.

Wheels of freedom

22-03-2014 | by Anasuya Basu, | The Hindu

About 50 young women from Madanpur Khadar joined others on a bicycle ride on 9th March, 2014 to mark International Women's Day. The event was organized by Spin Life, a Gurgaon-based organisation that specialises in conducting bicycle rides and training people in spinning, who joined hands with the NGO Jagori, to break barriers and encourage women to cycle in the city.
 

Many women have no say in marriage

19-03-2014 | Rukmini S | The Hindu

The latest India Human Development Survey (IHDS), conducted by the National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER) revealed some interesting statistics on woman's autonomy in gender and religion, economic, development and social spheres of life.

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