BMMA releases its draft of codified Muslim family law on 18th June 2014

 BHARATIYA MUSLIM MAHILA ANDOLAN Muslim Women Demand Codified Personal Law, Release Draft Press release Muslim women gathered under the aegis of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan [BMMA] in Mumbai on 17th and 18th of July to demand codification of Muslim personal law. They released a draft law which has been put together in consultation with thousands of Muslim women apart…

ELECTION MANIFESTO OF BMMA

ELECTION MANIFESTO OF THE BHARATIYA MUSLIM MAHILA ANDOLAN 2014 All recommendations of the Justice Rajinder Sachar Report and the Ranganath Mishra Report must be implemented including the much-touted PM’s 15-Point Programme. The National and State Minority and Women’s Commissions must have implementing and penal powers, beyond just furnishing recommendations. All the Commissions must be accompanied…

ASSESSMENT – BMMA STUDY OF ANGANWADIS IN NAVPADA AND BHARATNAGAR MUSLIM GHETTOS

BHARATIYA MUSLIM MAHILA ANDOLAN [BMMA] ANGANWADI SURVEY REPORT INTRODUCTION: The Indian government on 2nd October 1975 launched the Integrated Child Development Services (Scheme) to combat child hunger and malnutrition. Objectives:  1.     To improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years; 2.     To lay the foundation for proper psychological, physical and social development…

HEALTH STATUS OF MUSLIM GHETTOS IN MUMBAI – A STUDY DONE BY BHARATIYA MUSLIM MAHILA ANDOLAN

HEALTH SURVEY OF MUSLIM SLUM COMMUNITIES Bharatiya Muslim Mahilan Andolan Behrampada , Bharatnagar, Garibnagar, Jogeshwari, Kalina, Mahim,  Navpada, Pipeline, Andheri Dongar, Gyaneshwar nagar PART ONE HEALTH CONCERNS OF THE COMMUNITY Ø  MOST COMMON DISEASES IN THE COMMUNITY CHILDREN Cold, cough and fever are the diseases seen most frequently among children. Typhoid, dengue, chikangunya, malaria, tuberculosis,…

NATIONAL COUNCIL MEETING OF BHARATIYA MUSLIM MAHILA ANDOLAN

NATIONAL COUNCIL MEETING OF BHARATIYA MUSLIM MAHILA ANDOLAN 20 and 21 DECEMBER 2013 Sarvodaya, St. Pious College Campus, Goregoan east, Mumbai The National Council of BMMA met in Mumbai on 20 and 21 December 2013. Muslim women leaders from Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Gujrat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Odisha and West Bengal…

NATIONAL MINORITY WOMEN’S CONVENTION FOR SAFEGUARDING DEMOCRACY AND SECULARISM

NATIONAL MINORITY WOMEN’S CONVENTION FOR SAFEGUARDING DEMOCRACY AND SECULARISM BMMA, Anhad and other women’s organisations belonging to the minority community organised a massive convention at the Constitution Club, New Delhi to give a call to safeguard democracy and secularism and to defeat the communal forces which are bent on destroying the social fabric of the…

WORKSHOP ON CREATING MANUAL FOR MUSLIM WOMEN

2-DAY WORKSHOP ON CREATING MANUAL FOR MUSLIM WOMEN Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan participated in a 2 day workshop organised by Nari-o-Shishu Kalyan Kendra to prepare a manual for empowerment of Muslim women. The manual to be finally written in Bengali, Urdu and English will talk about the Quranic verses which empower Muslim women on issues…

Muzaffarnagar – Post Riot Assessment – BMMA was part of the Fact Finding Team

Muzaffarnagar: Post Riot Assessment Report of Citizens’s Inquiry Team A team comprising 13 persons from different organizations across the country, convened by the Centre for Peace Studies, visited riot affected survivors from 8-10th of October 2013. The delegation was supported by Action Aid. Prior to the visit the team had studied other fact-finding reports by…