This gallery contains taped snippets of lectures/ discussions and talks where CHSJ staff have spoken about key issues related to health and gender.
Abhijit Das: "The reference to the word, 'Hero' and its usage in the popular media and otherwise needs to be questioned. We look-up to Heroes and define men as Heroes when they do something extraordinary. We need to start celebrating ordinary deeds and stories of people as 'Heroic', in order to redefine meaning of Heroes. It is not always extraordinary stories but our everyday ordinary acts can make us a role model". — at Siri Fort Auditorium.
MenCare Moment with Mahendra Kumar: Mahendra Kumar of CHSJ attended MenCare's global meeting in South Africa and was asked "What does MenCare mean to you?" To see Mahendra's answer, watch the video. (Hindi)
The UN once again has come out with projections that India's population will surpass that of China's soon. Centre for Health and Social Justice, hosts a National Coalition against Coercive Population Policies represented at the panel in NDTV raised concerns with regard to effect of population momentum, negative implications of two-child restriction on women's participation in panchayats and social welfare schemes (IGMSY) and forcefully put forward the need to make food security unconditional and the need to de-link the population control mindset with women's right to nutrition and basic right to health care, need for policy planning keeping the focus on equity and reproductive rights justice.
Breaking Gender Stereotypes- This coverage on positive changemakers by CNN-IBN showcases the dedicated and endless efforts taken by Mr. Satish Kumar Singh and the network Forum to Engage Men (FEM) on changing conventional gender norms by making men understand gender stereotypes. The initiative of FEM is just a begining to create a gender sensitive and equitable society.
Free and Equal- A Conversation on Women's Human Rights and Gender-based Violence. CREA organised a feminist discourse on women’s human rights and gender-based violence in Jamia Millia Islamia, in Delhi, with a view to encourage debate and respond to the many themes that have emerged from the protests around the Delhi gang rape. CREA brought eminent feminist activists together in a panel, to interact with students on issues of sexual violence, women's human rights, legal reform (including the Justice Verma Committee process), and women's representation in the media, with an aim to influence a critical population of young people and college students through feminist perspectives on gender justice, sexuality, and rights. In this short video, hear Satish Kumar Singh talk about the role of men in the protests and the learning men need to draw for a gender equitable society. 6th March 2013
Face the Nation: 'One Billion Rising' against sexual violence - Millions in India and across the world kicked off the 'One Billion Rising' campaign, pledging to fight violence against women. In this clip,watch Kamla Bhasin, Dr. Abhijit Das and others talk about the need to rise for gender equality.
Hear Mr. Satish Kumar Singh talk to press and media persons detailing the role of men in ending VAW and the activities planned on the occasion of the One Billion Rising. The press conference was held at IWPC on 13th February and organised by Sangat South Asia.
Hear the rousing talk given by Dr. Abhijit Das at Miranda House on 22nd January 2013, making a case for the role of men and boys in supporting women and working towards a gender just and violence free society.
On a panel accompanied by Eve Ensler, Mallika Sarabhai and Kamla Bhasin at Miranda House on 8th January 2013, hear Dr. Abhijit Das talk about the role of men in stopping violence against women and calling all men to rise along with women in the struggle for gender equality.
Hear Dr. Abhijit Das talk about the family planning, coercive population control, population and development in India. This talk was recorded at the National Consultation- From the Field to the Judge’s Bench: Developing Litigation Strategies to Improve the Lives of Women on 25th November 2012
Watch Dr. Abhijit Das represent MASVAW and FEM at the India launch of the One Billion Rising Campaign, 24th November 2012.
Abhijit Das on World Population Day on P7 News Channel- Watch Dr. Abhijit Das as he dispels myths and discusses implementation and policy level concerns on P7 News on the occasion of World Population day. July 2012
Dr. Abhijit Das giving a talk in Washington on Reconciling Community Realities with Evidence-Based Policy Making: Challenges in Meeting MDG-5, A Case Study of India. Sponsored by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and University of Washington, Department of Global Health, October 2011.