Posts Tagged as ‘Bell Bajao’

breakthrough beat: THIS WEEKEND – watch NDTV for Bell Bajao and our president Mallika Dutt

Tomorrow be sure to look for Breakthrough on Link TV! They will be airing “Overcoming Domestic Violence,” as part of their documentary series, “The World” with a piece on Bell Bajao and an interview with our president Mallika Dutt. The program highlights individuals and organizations working in South Asia to protect women who have been [...]

August 12, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: The DSK case sheds light on violence against immigrant women and the role of men

Earlier this week, Nafissatou Diallo, the accuser in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) rape case, came forward to share tell her version of what happened in May at the Sofitel Hotel in New York City in a print interview with Newsweek and also on television with ABC News. Yesterday, she gave a press conference sharing more [...]

July 29, 2011 by Eesha Pandit | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: US Ambassador to India joins Bell Bajao in ringing the bell loud and clear for Int’l Womens Day

Happy 100th annual International Women’s Day! As part of our call to men and boys and communities all over the world to take a stand against domestic violence, Breakthrough welcomed the US Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer, to “ring the bell” with us at our Bell Bajao van in New Delhi. We hope that he [...]

March 8, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: ABC News on Bell Bajao’s global campaign

We’re have an amazing week! Yesterday, our President and CEO, Mallika Dutt, joined the stage with President Clinton to announce Breakthrough’s commitment to go global with Bell Bajao (Ring the Bell), at the Clinton Global Initiative Opening Plenary.   The campaign calls on men and boys from around the world to champion the cause by ringing the [...]

September 22, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: Mallika Dutt joins President Clinton on stage to announce Bell Bajao Global

We are very excited to announce that Breakthrough launched our global campaign against domestic violence at the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) this morning! Our very own Mallika Dutt, CEO and President of Breakthrough, announced the organization’s commitment to go global with Bell Bajao (Ring the Bell), a campaign that urges men and boys from [...]

September 21, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

breakthrough beat: SAPP recognizes our own, Mallika Dutt, as “a great philanthropy role model”

We are proud to announce that the South Asian Philanthropy Project (SAPP) has named our very own President and CEO, Mallika Dutt, as “a great philanthropy role model for our community.” SAPP’s New Media Intern, Nancy Gong, interviewed Mallika and recognized her for her achievements not only at Breakthrough, but also at AAPIP, Games for [...]

August 2, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Geena Davis helps us see so that women can see a world free of violence

We’ve kept you updated about Mel Gibson’s acts of sexism and domestic violence. While he is barred from coming near Oksana Grigorieva or her daughter due to a domestic violence restraining order, we wonder what role Hollywood has played in all this. Academy Award-winning actress, Geena Davis, has founded a non-profit (Geena Davis Institute on Gender [...]

July 23, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: THIS WEEK – Breakthrough at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna

We are proud to announce that Breakthrough presented its major accomplishments in the HIV/AIDS field at the 18th International AIDS Conference, Rights Here, Rights Now, yesterday. Now until July 23rd, we join the conference to assert that human rights must occupy the center of the global AIDS struggle; otherwise, without human rights, we will never achieve universal [...]

July 19, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Hollywood’s relationship with violent and racist actors never ends

Hollywood, please break up with Mel Gibson. This on-and-off thing with Kramer isn’t working either. Over the past week, tapes have surfaced of actor Mel Gibson, not only berating his ex-girlfriend Oksanaa Grigorieva, but also admitting to beating her and saying that she deserved it. In one tape Grigorieva calls Gibson out asking him what [...]

July 15, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: After Father’s Day – Real men band together against violence against women during the World Cup

Yesterday, we honored the men in our lives; the ones who lend us love, nurture and comfort above all other things. Unfortunately, however, Women’s Aid reports that the number of these good fathers is dwindling, especially during the World Cup season. According to Women’s Aid, domestic violence increased 30% during the 2006 World Cup on [...]

June 21, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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