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

Statement of support for Irom Sharmila Ending Fast

Statement supporting Irom Sharmila’s decision to end her fast. On 9th August 2016, Irom Sharmila gave up her fast, of nearly 16 years. We express our great admiration for her indomitable spirit in her non-violent struggle and support her decision

Statement on Mr. Bezwada Wilson winning the Magsaysay Award

picture taken from http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/magsaysay-award-winner-felicitated/article8959535.ece Statement of ICWM –on Mr. Bezwada Wilson being named recipient of the 2016 Magsaysay Award.   The Indian Christian Women’s Movement congratulates Mr. Bezwada Wilson, national convener of the Safai Karmachari Andolan, on being named the

Statement of ICWM on the Rape and Killing of Dalit woman in Kerala

  The Statement was read at the protest at Town Hall, Bangalore on 6th May, 2016   The Indian Christian Women’s Movement (ICWM) is deeply shocked and angered at the brutal rape and murder of a young Dalit woman who

International Women’s Day Celebration – Pune

Remembering and reclaiming Pandita Ramabai  ICWM Pune Unit organized International women’s day in collaboration with Women’s Commission of the Diocese of Poona on 2nd April 2016 at Barco Hall, St. Xavier’s Church, Pune. More than hundred women belonging to different

Women’s Day Programme – Mumbai Unit

The ICWM Unit of Mumbai in collaboration with the YWCA organized a workshop titled “Power and Privilege in Everyday life” on 5th March, 2016, with Ms. Brinelle D’Souza of TISS as the Moderator. Thirty four women attended the workshop which