Kavita Srivatsava, one of India's leading activists will be joining us for an informal conversation on activism around hunger, peace and justice in India. Kavita is Secretary of People's Union for Civil Liberties, that has been at the forefront of the struggle for civil, political and socio-economic justice in India. She is the petitioner in the internationally renowned ‘Right to food’ litigation in the Supreme Court of India, one of the most impactful socio-economic litigations in India. She has also played a prominent role in women's movements in Rajasthan and has worked on numerous cases of violence against women.
In addition these core issues, Kavita has also worked on issues such as communal violence, landmines in the Indo-Pak border, election monitoring in Kashmir, supporting Dalits networks an on practically every major social issue in North India. Come join us for an informal conversation on hunger, peace and justice with this versatile activist.
Time: 3 pm
Date: 12 Nov, 2013 (Tuesday)
Location: E008 Encina Hall (East)
Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law
Center for South Asia
San Jose Peace and Justice Center