On March 14, 1972: Irom Chanu Sharmila also known as the “Iron Lady of Manipur” was born. A civil rights and political activist who has been an idol and a source of inspiration to me in keeping this fight alive. As a mark of respect to her indomitable spirit in fighting for what is right, on March 14, 2012 the One Mission = Stop Violence Against Women Campaign will be held.
Stop Violence Against Women Saree:
A cotton saree with 2000 documented reports of violence against women taken from www.maps4aid.com printed on it. Miniature versions of awareness posters also will be printed on the sarees. A list of bloggers taking part in the event along with their blog entry will also be printed as shown in the image below. Once printed, the sarees along with a detailed PDF report of the 200o documented incidents of Violence Against Women, 100 Blogs entries in PDF e-book Format and an album collection of the posters will be sent out 10 chosen decision makers in the country. This list will be decided by conducting a poll and noting down all your suggestions. Continue reading