We are gearing up for SAHAS 2019!
Urging all creative minds who wish to make a positive impact/create social awareness, to participate in our 2nd annual short film competition! Read carefully below for guidelines and details. Let us know if you have any questions.
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The fake claim by the Hindu right that there is a “Love Jihad”organisation which is forcing Hindu women to convert to Islam through false expressions of love is similar to a campaign in the 1920s in north India against alleged “abductions”. Whether 1920 or 2009, Hindu patriarchal notions appear deeply entrenched in such campaigns: images of passive victimised Hindu women at the hands of inscrutable Muslims abound, and any possibility of women exercising their legitimate right to love and their right to choice is ignored.
Click on the link to read the history of #LoveJihad —
Watch a discussion on the difficulties faced by couples, the Special Marriage Act and the issue of the myth of Love Jihad: DHANAK on Prime Time
Despite all efforts –
If you are unable to convince your family of your intent to marry the person of your choice
If you or your partner are fearful of being forced into a marriage with someone else
If you are fearful of honour crime
The Dhanak Organization welcomes you to Delhi. We are happy to provide lodging/boarding and other necessary needs.
Dhanak stands for Right to Choice in Marriage/Relationship. Together, we will create the necessary social change!
अगर कोई व्यक्ति, तमाम कोशिशों के बावजूद , अपनी मर्ज़ी के साथी के साथ अपना विवाह करने के लिए, अपने परिवार को मना नहीं पाया और उसे अपनी या अपने साथी की जबरन किसी और से शादी या ऑनर क्राइम की आशंका हो, तो वह बेखौफ़ दिल्ली चला आए. धनक नामक संगठन उनके रहने-खाने और बाकी ज़रूरतों का ख़याल रखने में दिली ख़ुशी मिलेगी. धनक right to choice in marriage and relationship के ज़रिये सामाजिक बदलाव के हक़ में है…
Watch Ravish Kumar talk to Dhanak members on Valentine’s Day, 2017 about the various issues regarding Interfaith/Inter-caste marriages in India.
The show includes a candid conversation with parents of interfaith couples discussing their feelings about their son/daughter marrying someone from a different religion.
PrimeTime with Ravish Kumar Feb 14, 2017 धर्म , जाति से बाहर कितना मुश्किल है शादी करना ?
February 14, 2016
Strengthening Alliances for Humanity and Secularism
Delhi School of Social Work, North Delhi
Registration and Tea (10.00 am – 10.30 am)
Session 1 (10.30 am – 12.00 pm) – Religion and Social Change
Ms. Sheeba Aslam Fehmi, Prof. Manoj Jha, Mr. Avinash Patil and Mr. Hilal Ahmed and Sharing by Participants
Session 2 (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm) – Ways in Which People in Mixed Marriage Respond/React to Challenges in Social Interactions with Others
12.00 pm– 12.45 pm — Sharing by couples in mixed marriage (Neeraj & Javed and Ranu & Asif) followed by Interaction with participants
12.45 pm – 1.15 pm — Felicitation of Couples and Parents
LUNCH (1.15 pm – 2.00 pm)
Celebration of Love – The Basis for Universal Peace and Humanity
2.00 pm– 2.45 pm — Taking the Message of Peace to People around the venue
CULTURAL EVENING (3.00 pm – 4.30 pm)
Songs by Couples, Individuals and Participating Organizations
Closing of event with songs by Vinay and Charul from Loknaad
HIGH TEA (4.30 pm – 5.00 pm)