Report of the Inauguration and First Seminar of ICWM Kerala Chapter

The inauguration of the Kerala Chapter of ICWM and its first seminar was held at CSI Retreat Centre, Kottayam, Kerala on 23rd September, 2017, from 9.30 am t0 3.30 pm. The programme revolved around the theme: “Women’s Lives Matter”. 61


The Indian Christian Women’s Movement is grateful to the Catholic Bishops Conference of India for issuing guidelines to prevent sexual harassment at the workplace, including a code of conduct to be signed by employees in all institutions under its control.

Statement on the Brutal Murder of Gauri Lankesh.

Statement from the ICWM on the Brutal Killing of Gauri Lankesh. The Indian Christian Women’s Movement strongly condemns the cowardly killing of a courageous woman journalist who dared to challenge the right wing forces in our country. We salute Gauri’s

Conference on Violence by Pune Unit – August 2017

Psychology of Relationship and Culture and Narratives of Violence Indian Christian Women’s Movement, Pune unit organized a day’s conference on 25th August 2017 with the theme “Psychology of Relationship and Culture and Narratives of Violence” at Nav Sadhana, the Pastoral

Forthcoming Regional Programmes

      Regional Programmes are being planned in different regions as below: Pune Programe theme: Psychology of Relationship & Culture and narratives of violence. held on 26th August, 2017, at Navasadhana Pastoral Centre Pune.  Resource Person: Fr. Edison SDB.

Letter to Cardinals on inclusion of Women in Foot washing

31 March 2017 To, Cardinal Oswald Gracias, President, Conference of Catholic Bishops of India, Cardinal George Alencherry, President Syro-Malabar Bishops’ Synod (SMBS) Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos President, Holy Episcopal Synod – Syro-Malankara Church Your Eminences, Re: Including Women and Girls

ICWM Committee Meeting March 2017

 The ICWM Core Committee met from 24th to 26th March, 2017 at Atma Darshan, Andheri East, Mumbai. Tony Menezes SVD facilitated the team to bond and build stronger relationships in order to fulfill their task of carrying the organization forward. M.T. Joseph guided the team to

Letter to Bishops – Concern about Sexual Abuse in Church

22nd March, 2017. To Baselios Cardinal Cleemis, President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), Major Archbishop of Trivandrum, Archbishop’s House, Pattom, Trivandrum – 695 004. Kerala. Subject: Concern about sexual abuse in the Church Dear Cardinal Cleemis, We, the members

Press Statement on Reservation for Women in Nagaland elections

PRESS STATEMENT OF THE INDIAN CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S MOVEMENT ON THE ISSUE OF WOMEN’S RESERVATION IN LOCAL ELECTIONS IN NAGALAND.   The Indian Christian Women’s Movement fully supports Naga Women’s demand for 33% reservation in the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and

Statement on the National Conference ““Impact of Religion and Culture on Women’s Empowerment – An Indian Perspective”

Pack nothing. We bring only our determination to serve and our willingness to be free. Do not hesitate to leave your old ways behind – fear, silence and submission. Only surrender is to the need of the time: to do