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Violence Against Women and the Case of Soni Sori

This event will feature three presentations on Soni Sori, a young tribal teacher from Chattisgarh, India who is a victim of sexual assault and mistreatment. The presentations will discuss the misconduct against Soni Sori, the role of the Indian government, and the details of the Justice Verma Committee report.

This talk is organized by WRise. Moved by the recent Delhi rape crisis, a group of us decided to get together to start a Women's Initiative, WRise. This new initiative is led by women and consists of women who currently reside in the Boston area. In this initiative, we hope to discuss universal issues that affect women and to create a platform where women can freely engage in open dialogues to voice their concerns about issues that affect them.

To get involved with WRise, please contact us at [masked]. For more information about Soni Sori, see


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  • Michelle

    Something happened to my family member over night and I have to take care of her. I'm so sorry for this short notice I really wanted to be there.

    March 3, 2013

  • Mina

    I am currently out of town and can't be sure if I can make it back on time for this event. So sorry!

    March 2, 2013

  • J.T.

    Directions to Building 24, Rm 121:

    March 2, 2013

    • J.T.

      Note: be attentive to room numbers...this direction set brings you to Rm 115, but is a big help!

      1 · March 2, 2013

    • Michelle

      Thank you

      1 · March 2, 2013

  • Michelle

    Where is building 24 in relation to Mass Ave? MIT has a huge campus.

    1 · March 2, 2013

  • Doug

    This'll be my 1st Meetup after a long absence (training as a massage therapist & Access Consciousness Bars Facilitator). Looking forward to this!

    March 1, 2013

  • Kathy

    I would like to crosspost this event if that's okay. This is such an imp topic! I'd say timely but realistical and sadly this is always there and sometimes get more media coverage

    1 · February 25, 2013

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