Women of Colour

India: Dalit and Tribal women together for self-help

Manju Gardia

Nawa Chhattisgarh Mahila Samiti (NCMS) is a self-help organization active in 400 villages. It has brought together Dalit and Tribal (Indigenous) women for the first time, overcoming years of divisions.

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One heart. One fist. One voice: A call to women to come together to refuse the violence

Statement by grassroots women organizers of all races,
Friday March 31 2006 Georgetown, Guyana

1. Who are we? We are Guyanese grassroots women organizers of all races

We are 51 grassroots women who are anxious to begin organising or who are already organising in our communities. We met on Sunday, March 19 at the Crossroads Women’s Centre in Georgetown to mark the 7th annual Global Women’s Strike (GWS) coordinated by Red Thread.

We are Indigenous, Afro-Guyanese, Indo-Guyanese and mixed race women.

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