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Demanding Freedom without Fear: reflections on India's anti-rape movement

Kavita KrishnanA Gender Institute discussion led by Kavita Krishnan

  • Friday 4 October 2013
  • 12-1.30pm
  • Room STC.S78, St. Clement's, LSE
  • Chaired by Dr Kalpana Wilson

Open to all - please note room holds 54 so arrive early

Kavita Krishnan is a feminist and left activist and writer based in Delhi. She is the Secretary of the All-India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA) and editor of Liberation, a monthly magazine of the revolutionary left. She has been centrally involved in the anti-rape movement in India which began in December 2012. 

In this talk, she will reflect on the experiences and ways forward for the anti-rape movement in India, the wider questions of women’s freedom which it has raised, and the possibilities and contradictions of transnational feminist solidarity. Her talk will be followed by a discussion with the audience.

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