The Centre was successfully launched with a South Asian Conference held in collaboration with Tata Institue of Social Sciences (TISS) on "Violence: A Human and Political Predicament" from 5th to 7th December, 2014. It was attended by over 300 people.


The first workshop was held on 12th-13th June on ’Crimes in the Name of Honour’ in Pune, exploring the issues of violence, patriarchy and masculinity, globalisation and fractured modernity. The workshop, attended by around 100 people, brought together participants from parts of Gujarat and Maharashtra.


The second workshop in the series was held on 30th November and 1st December, 2015 in Jaipur, covering Western & North Western India. A group of around 135 people including survivors and activists deliberated on the issue of “Emerging Identities, Increasing Controls and Violence Against Women.”​


The third workshop was held on 12th and 13th February, 2016 in Nagpur on the theme “The Troubled Atmosphere: Violence and Various Manifestations” and was attended by a group of over 85 activists and survivors from the city of Nagpur and parts of Maharashtra.

  For detailed information on each of the workshops, please visit the Reports page.    
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