Night on MG Road on New Years Eve

Walking the New Years Eve on MG Road, Bangalore

January 3, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

2016’s New Years Eve started with horrific images of New Year Celebrations at MG Road in Bangalore. People had gone wild, women were groped and pretty much everybody had a bad night. This is what the media wanted us to believe. For days there were national debates around women’s safety, Read More

image of a concert

Hornbill Festival: Land of Festivals

January 2, 2018 Hidden Pockets 1

A Glimpse of the Hornbill Festival celebrated in the ‘Land of festivals’. Hornbill is the biggest festival celebrated in Nagaland and also in the Northeast region of India.   The Hornbill Festival is an annual festival which started in the year 2000 with a vision to showcase the tradition and Read More

Events Conducted in 2017

December 30, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

Events Conducted in 2017   Walk conducted in Bangalore :   Gender Sensitisation workshops with Tech groups: Hackathon by Editors Lab Inclusive Technologies: ‘Gender Sensitisation’ workshop with FSMK students in Mangalore BroC0de: Gender and Technology Workshop at HasGeek Code of Conduct talks to make technology spaces more inclusive for all Read More

a poster with stain the stigma written

Stain The Stigma: St. Teresa College

December 19, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

‘Stain the Stigma’ is an initiative by the Final Year students of the Department of Communicative English, St. Teresa’s College(Autonomous), Ernakulam. The campaign aims at removing various social stigmas and taboos around Menstruation along with educating the general public about Menstrual Hygiene. “Do not wear white clothes, do not enter Read More

Building of Bharosa Center

Where do women go to file cases against harassment in Hyderabad?

December 6, 2017 Hidden Pockets 2

Hidden Pockets Collective visited Bharosa Support Center for Women & Children, Telangana. “Bharosa” –Support Center for Women and Children is intended to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace. It helps women facing physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, irrespective Read More

Where do Rape Survivors go in Lucknow?

November 13, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

  Hidden Pockets Collective went looking for One Stop Crisis Centre in Lucknow. “Asha Jyoti Kendra” established by state government is really good, said some of the government officials whom we had met. I was intrigued. There were One Stop Crisis Centres in Uttar Pradesh, and everybody seemed to say Read More

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