Resistance Studies Initiative Speaker Series: Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues
In 2015 Forbes (India) listed Binalakshmi in 24 "Young Minds of India that Matter". Bina was also awarded with "Women Have Wings" Award from USA in 2016 and in 2017, received the Telegraph Newspaper Excellence Awards 2017 for her work with indigenous women survivors of armed conflict in Manipur as well as the Anna Politskovskaya Award 2018.
You can follow more of her work at www.binalakshminepram.com and twitter @BinaNepram
Abstract: This talk will throw light on how the Indigenous Women of Manipur in Northeast India developed unique non-violent forms and techniques of resistance & resilience in the unreported conflict region of Manipur and Northeast India that is home to South Asia’s longest running armed conflict where a martial law called Armed Forced (Special Powers) Act have been imposed since 1958. Thousands have died there, many have disappeared and massive human rights violations have occurred.