WHY A COLLECTIVE?
We identify as a collective as we aim to be an inclusive space for communities in dismantling systemic factors that uphold womxn's oppression within South Asian Diaspora communities.
We actively welcome South Asian non-Hindus who also experience similar discrimination and inequalities in their lives and hope to work together to address the commonalities of how these issues manifest across marginalised communities.
We are also mindful of the intersection of marginalisations that play out, even within the Hindu community. We seek to better grapple with and address how caste, language, regional differences and skin colour further compound the type of discrimination and disempowerment faced by women in our communities.
Finally, we are all to aware of how toxic masculinity is perpetuated and upheld within our communities in the demonisation of “others” and male bodies. In the future, we seek to invite male-identifying individuals into the collective too.