Two-day Regional Seminar – Men and Boys for Gender Justice, held in Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith University (MGKVP), Varanasi
More than 200 academicians and students from about 10 universities and 10 colleges are participating in the North Region Academic Seminar being organised at Gandhi Adhayan Peeth Sabhaghar, Varanasi. The symposium being held on September 13-14 is on the issue of "Men and Boys for Gender Justice".
Prof Dr Sanjay Srivastava from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Satish K. Singh from Forum to Engage Men (FEM) and Centre for Health and Social Justice (CHSJ) delivered the keynote address and a background note on the symposium. Dr Sanjay from the Social Work Department of JNU is coordinating the regional seminar.
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Regional Symposium - Northern Region on "Men and Boys for Gender Justice", Lucknow
SAHAYOG, Men Engage Global Alliance and MASVAW organized a Regional Symposium on "Men and Boys for Gender Justice" on 22nd-23rd September, 2014 in Rajkiya Abhilekhagar, Mahanagar Ext. Lucknow. This Regional Symposium was a contribution towards the Global Symposium which will be held from 10th-13th November, 2014 in New Delhi.
As a part of the Regional Symposium representatives of CSOs from five states (MP, UP, UK and Rajasthan) working with Men and Boys for Gender justice, representatives from the feminist groups, academicians, advocates, student union leaders, trade union, media activist, CBOs and other individuals were present.
Gender issues Discussed at Allahabad Regional Symposium
At a MenEngage Regional Symposium held in partnership with Nehru Gram Bharti University, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh on 19 August, a wide variety of gender related issues were discussed. The university's Pro Vice chancellor, registrar, 20 teachers and 80 students participated in the Symposium, speaking on gender based violence, impact and manifestations of patriarchy, engenderization process and role of men boys for gender justice
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Academic Seminars in 10 Colleges and Universities in North India in August and September
Academic Seminars were held in 10 Colleges and Universities in the Northern Region. These Seminars were held during the months of August and September.
Dancer Navtej Johar Moves Chandigarh with his Passion
Renowned Bharatnatyam exponent and yoga expert Navtej Singh Johar, whom the MenEngage Global Symposium campaign is honoured to be associated with, spoke passionately about men and masculinity at a two-day event – ‘Men Engage Towards Cultural Equality’ held in Chandigarh on October 6-7. His whole life a shining example of androgyny, Johar’s emotional talk on issues of gender equality, violence against women and the MenEngage campaign moved the audience deeply.