There are Mothers Marches of Dalit and Tribal women and children in Mahasamund District, Dhamdari District and Saraipali Bloc.
Men are supporting and going on the marches too. The marches will all be followed by Public meetings.
Main demands of the Mothers Marchers are:
Against Poverty and Violence against women
For Food security for mothers and children, Womens Land Rights, Health rights, Free Education for all children including girl children and money and facilities in government schemes for village disabled women.
All African Women’s Group ~ Amma Resonance Healing ~ Association for Improvement in Maternity Services (AIMS) ~ Biofuelwatch ~ Birkbeck Students Union ~ Black Women’s Rape Action Project ~ Climate Camp London ~ Caribbean Labour Solidarity ~ Colombia Solidarity ~ Disabled People Against Cuts ~ Donne in Lotta (Cremona) ~ EMERGENCY (UK) ~ Eusi & Tchaiko Kwayana (Guyana &USA) ~ Franca Rame (internationally renowned playwright & actor) ~ Gillian Weaver, milk banker ~ Gruppo Donne No Dal Molin (Vicenza) ~ International Prostitutes Collective ~ John McDonnell MP ~ Kay Adshe
Date: Saturday, 12 March 2011 - 11:00am - 2:30pm
Location: outside DCFS office 425 Shatto Place, LA 90020 March to MacArthur Park
Gather 11am outside DCFS office 425 Shatto Place, LA 90020 March to MacArthur Park; rally; music; poetry; food; rides for those unable to march; translation.
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To undermine for good the sexual divison of labour, women and men must begin with children
The Guardian, Tuesday 8 March 2011
A century ago International Women's Day was associated with peace, and women's and girls' sweated labour – which votes for women were to deal with. Not a celebration, but a mobilisation. And because it was born among factory workers, it had class, real class. Later it came to celebrate women's autonomy, but changed its class base and lost its edge. This centenary must mark a new beginning.
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MOTHERS MARCH Saturday, 12 March 2011
To mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day
Sat 19 March 2011 - All welcome
Organised by Red Thread, co-ordinator of the Global Women’s Strike in Guyana, and endorsed by Grassroots Women across Race and the Red Thread Domestic Violence & Rape Survivors Self-Help Group
l.a. activist - a journal of Los Angeles activism
March 13, 2011
By Dan Bluemel
Demonstrators march along Wilshire Boulevard toward MacArthur in Mothers March, an action that demands a better life for children and families. (Dan Bluemel / LA Activist)
The domestic workers union SINTTRAHOL marked the Mothers March with a public meeting on Sunday 6 March. About 50 domestic workers and 50 other mothers and their children met in the trade union school of the CGTP, the federation to which SINTTRAHOL is affiliated.
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