Atrocities against women has been increasing drastically. There are such terrific coming up from various parts of the country. In Tamil nadu a young lady was hacked to death in broad day light. A dalit girl was brutally raped by upper caste men. A 3 year old child was raped two days back, a lady was burnt for not accepting proposal from a man, there has been many such incidents reported in last one month in Chennai.
Atrocity against women is the bye product of the unabated discrimination in the society. DYFI organised protests to protest these incidents and to open eyes of the authority. We have to challenge patriarchy and we have to set new rules of living with equal rights to woman and man.
NOT COWED DOWN: AIDWA state secretary Sugandhi Francis and DYFI state secretary Priti Sekhar are seen arguing with a man who supported the ban on cow slaughter during a protest at Dadar on Wednesday by Left organisations against the ban on cow slaughter in several states.
Yesterday evening at 5.30pm in Dadar, Mumbai around 80 activists comprising of women, youth and students protested the brutal attack on Dalits in Gujarat by Gaurakshak Dal and the brutal murder of the 16 year old boy in Nerul in the name of caste honour. The response of Police authorities has been completely irresponsible in both the incidents.
Mariam Dhawale, Preethy Sekhar, Sugandhi Francis, Shailendra Kamble, Subodh More, Shere Ram, Ramehshwar and Moin Ahmed Ansar spoke in the meeting representing All India Democratic Womens Association (AIDWA), Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), Students Federation of India (SFI) and Jati Anth Sangharsh Samiti (JASS). An RSS activist had tried to create ruckus in the meeting by questioning our right to demand lifting of ban on cow slaughter. Police removed him from the spot after some commotion.
DYFI-SFI joint Jatha in Haryana taking up issues on employment and education. This jatha was also organised in solidarity to the 2nd September workers' strike