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An Interview with Kavita Krishnan

By Moutushi Mukherjee

An exclusive ‘Cafe Dissensus’ Interview with Kavita Krishnan, Secretary, All India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA):

[Kavita Krishnan is Secretary of the All India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA), a women’s group that is especially active among women workers, agricultural laborers, and other sections of poor laboring women in rural and urban India. The AIPWA has a record of resistance against feudal violence on women and state repression against women. Kavita has also been a student activist, helping to organize women students on many campuses to demand mechanisms against sexual harassment. Kavita is also editor of ‘Liberation’, the monthly publication of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist).]

[Moutushi Mukherjee  was born in Calcutta and is pursuing a doctorate at Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai. She currently lives in New Delhi.

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