Environmental Justice| Theory, Concept and Practice | Sanober|November 27th Monday|6 Assagao|7-10 pm

We only have one Earth to live on, and it’s important that we take care of it for future generations – humans and other living creatures that don’t yet have a voice in the matter. The talk is an open discussion on environmental justice: theory, concept and practice with presentation of select case studies from across the globe.

The Second Foundation | Talk by Advocate Shriniwas Khalap | 4th December, 2017, 7-10 pm| 6 Assagao

“THE SECOND FOUNDATION”. Alternative futures India may have after 2019 based on analysis of India’s past by advocate Shriniwas Khalap. Advocate for Union of India, State of Maharashtra and State of Goa in Supreme Court of India.

Empowering women artisans of Kutch | Screening and Discussion | Nov 20th, 2017, 7-10 pm| 6 Assagao

Tracing the story behind the origins of Shrujan – Threads of Life, a creative not-for-profit organisation that empowers women artisans in Kutch, this documentary is compelling. It begins in 1969 when Shrujan’s founder Mrs. Chanda Shroff visited the Dhaneti village after the fourth drought ravaged the region. Though times were tough, the village women were reluctant to accept charity. Instead, they were searching for a means of sustainable livelihood. When Chandaben saw the exquisite hand embroidery displayed on their clothing, she saw a way to enable them to earn a dignified livelihood. This was the beginning of Shrujan, an organisation that won its founder @Rolex Award for Enterprise, Cultural Heritage.