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

Women’s Day Celebrations – Madhya Pradesh

Uday Social Development society, the social work wing of the Holy Spirit Sisters in Madhya Pradesh celebrated International Women’s Day in all its 6 units located at Khandwa, Jhabua, Indore and Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh. (1) Sirpur Cluster (Khandwa

Statement of the Indian Christian Women’s Movement on the Suicide of Rohit Vemula

We are deeply saddened that in a secular democratic country like India a young promising doctoral research student from the University of Hyderabad took his life because he realized that his life was defined by his identity as a Dalit.

Mumbai ICWM programme Against Violence to Women

35 persons (including 3 men) gathered at YWCA, Andheri for the Mumbai programme to commemorate the Day against violence to women. Since many were new comers and also people of other faiths, Virginia gave a brief introduction to ICWM and

Programme on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On 8th December 2015, twenty women gathered in the Conference hall of YWCA, Delhi for the first programme to commerate International Day Against Violence to Women, organized by ICWM Delhi Unit . Sr. Rita SCN led the gathering in the

ICWM Pune Unit Meets

  14 women forming the Pune Unit of ICWM, coming from different Christian denominations met on 5th December 2016, at Streevani, Pune to create awareness about Violence Against Women in commemoration of International Day Against VAW. Rev. Chitralekha opened the