We are rising again…!! 2016

Rise with us in Delhi this year..!!

Join us in various programs for ONE BILLION RISING CAMPAIGN

Performance by Maya Azucena

Maya is a survivor of domestic violence and passionate about the global One Billion Rising Campaign. In 2013 she created “Dance Revolution,” an anthem (and music video) in support of all the fearless women and men who will stand for justice.  Read more www.mayaazucena.com. This is in collaboration with the American Centre.

On 28 October 2015 (11:30 am – 01:00 pm)  Gargi College (all are welcome)

It will be an interaction-cum-workshop/performance with Gargi College.  The auditorium has a seating capacity of 1200, so please do join us for this event.

Another program on  29 October 2015 (6:30 pm) at Kamani Auditorium

2nd November  (tentative)

Trailer Launch of Kajarya

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGHBMkehUMQ

Ahead of the film’s release, Madhurita from Ekaa Films is launching the trailer  in an innovative way.  They plan to launch it at Jantar Mantar and call all those who are concerned about the issue to light a candle for all the girls who have gone missing from the Indian demographic.

  1. 4:30 to 6:00 om we have a show where NGOs, college students, school students etc perform play, songs, poems about the issue.
  2. At 6:00pm people speak about the issue.
  3. At 6:20pm – launch the trailer of kajarya
  4. At 6:30pm – 51 girls light the first candles and then everyone follows and  light candles.

4th November 2015 between 2 -6:30pm , Centre for Health and Social Justice in collaboration with Jamia Millia Islamia- Outreach Programme and Sangat South Asia, Jagori, OBR and MenEngage Delhi are organising a programme:

entitled : “Notes of Harmony – towards Gender Justice”, at Ansari Auditorium

The tentative agenda is as follows:

2:15pm to 4:00pm:Introduction,Inter college debate, Panel Discussion: with Senior Journalists and feminist activist and coordinator for One Billion Rising Campaign in South Asia, Kamla Bhasin
Release of book- “Dimensions of Change” by Vice Chancelor, JMI. Dimensions of Change is the first volume of the Global Resource Centre on Masculinities.

4:15- 6:15 pm: Sitar Performance- Renowned Sitar maestro Shri Partha Bose’s Performance:  Specially curated performance, reflecting on the shift in women’s position in society.

Info on the Panelists:

Ankita Katyal: She has been a journalist for over three decades, having worked with The Times of India and The Tribune. She currently contributes to The Asian Age and the news website Scroll.in. She has written on subjects ranging from women and social issues, domestic politics and Parliament.

Annapurna Jha: is a Delhi-based journalist with over 24years experience, covering the political beat including Prime Minister’s Office, Cabinet, Parliament and also issue of terrorism and social sector. She has managed news flow from around the country for the news agency United News of India(UNI). She has been Assistant Editor, The Pioneer; Special Correspondent, UNI; and is Associate Editor of Central Hall, a magazine for the members of Parliament.

Reshme Sehgal: is a career journalist based in Delhi who has worked with leading Indian news dailies such as The Asian Age, The Times of India, The Telegraph, The Independent, and The Indian Post.

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