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About Kavita Krishnan

Kavita Krishnan is a joint Secretary of the All India Progressive Women's Association, campaigning for the rights, dignity and freedom from fear and violence for all women. She is a Polit Bureau member of the CPI(ML), and editor of Liberation

Articles by Kavita Krishnan

This week’s World Forum for Democracy 2017 editors

Georgios Kolliarakis

Georgios Kolliarakis political scientist, is a senior researcher at the University of Frankfurt.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Introducing this week’s theme: Media, parties and populism.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Women demand freedom, not surveillance

In the wake of the brutal gang rape of a student in Delhi in December 2012, Kavita Krishnan shot to international fame when her speech demanding protection of a ‘woman’s freedom, not her body’ went viral. She spoke to Rahila Gupta about her campaigning work for women's rights.

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