Sunday, June 1, 2014

Kavita Krishnan: The movement against sexual violence - Sat 14 June

Public forum - all welcome

The movement against sexual violence in India

Guest speaker: Kavita Krishnan

Kavita Krishnan is joint secretary of the All India Progressive Women’s Association. Krishnan has become an international spokesperson for the movement against sexual violence that followed the gang rape of a student in Delhi. The movement demanded a woman’s right to live without fear of rape and free from the patriarchal control of family and community. Krishnan is also a central leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) and editor of Liberation, the party’s central newspaper.

3pm Sat 14 June

Uniting Church Hall, 97 William St, Perth City

This forum is sponsored by Reclaim the Night (Fremantle) and Reclaim the Night (Perth).

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Kavita Krishnan is speaking as part of a tour by Socialist Alliance (including the Sydney national conference). If your organisation would like to sponsor this meeting, please contact Kamala (0417 319 662) or Alex (0413 976 638).