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From the Women of Koodankulam: a letter to the sisters of India and the world

From the Women of Koodankulam: a letter to the sisters of India and the world

Koodankulam, Nuclear and Gender September 12, 2014 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

We also hope you remember us- the women of the tiny coastal village of Idinthakarai, closest to the famed Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) in Thirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. We have been silent for many months, not because a sense of failure engulfed us after the Supreme Court verdict that permitted the Nuclear Power Plant to be fully operational.

Forgotten in the Fallout: Women and Fukushima

Forgotten in the Fallout: Women and Fukushima

Nuclear Safety June 22, 2014 at 10:59 am 0 comments

Standing in the midst of Fukushima’s fallout on that hot day in July, I had a visceral sense of the trouble at hand. Though assigned to produce a video for TIME with my partner, I couldn’t focus on work. Tears surfaced as I thought of the deserted towns we passed on our way to this place; the laundry left hanging on lines, schools shuttered forever, storefront windows broken (but their shelves unlooted) and brand new cars in their garages, too contaminated to touch.

On Gods, High Priests and Women in Koodankulam

On Gods, High Priests and Women in Koodankulam

Koodankulam, Nuclear and Gender September 30, 2012 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

From Dr.Kalam to the women of the coastal villages, Koodankulam is just a word away. And if you change it from a God’s project to a God’s gift a whole world is gained instead of a few megawatts of power.

Please stand with life and womanhood, Koodankulam Women Urge Sonia Gandhi

Please stand with life and womanhood, Koodankulam Women Urge Sonia Gandhi

We would like you as a woman and mother of children and daughter to listen to us. Please stand by justice, truth, life and womanhood – Koodankulam women write to Sonia Gandhi.