Ring The Bell, Presented by IndiBlogger and Breakthrough

IndiBlogger and Breakthrough come together to launch “Ring The Bell” in India. Register soon, before all the seats are taken!
Come join forces to support the cause, and promise to actively make a stand. This social media storm includes performances by Mahabanoo Modi Kotwal, Swarathma and Anoushka Shankar!

Ring The Bell is an award-winning global campaign calling on men and boys to take action and stop violence against women.
Make a promise as an IndiBlogger and inspire a million promises; IndiChange starts with you!
Be Heard
Blog about the "Ring The Bell" campaign, violence against women or simply make a promise of your own towards the cause. Submit your post under the #RingTheBell tab by the 7th of March, and snippets of your post may be read out at the event!
× This event ended on Fri 08 Mar, 2013 9:30 pm

March 8, 2013 Friday

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

New Delhi

British Council Division,
British High Commission,
17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg,
New Delhi

169 Attendees

97% Taken


  Time Item
1. 5:30 PM Registration
2. 5:45 PM Introduction by Sonali Khan, Breakthrough.
Welcome by Rob Lynes, Director, British Council India.
Special Guests Ring the Bell : Sir James Bevan, KCMG, British High Commissioner, Rajan Anandan, CEO, Google, Rahul Bose, Actor and Ms. Indira Jaising, Addl. Solicitor General of India.
Sir James Bevan addresses the audience.
3. 6:00 PM Theme 1: Forms of Response & Engagement – Social, Legal and Leadership taken by Women
Conversations with Indira Jaisingh, Priya Paul, Entrepreneur, Rural Women Leaders from PACS and Rajan Anandan.
4. 6:30 PM Performance by Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal
5. 7:00 PM Swarathma performs and takes the pledge
6. 7:45 PM Tea Break
7. 7:55 PM Launch of IndiChange – An IndiBlogger Initiative
8. 8.05 PM Theme 2: Portrayal of women in film, TV and Advertising
Conversation between Rahul Bose, Actor, Ryan Mendonca, Advertising Professional, Ogilvy & Mather, Anoop Johnson, Co-Founder, IndiBlogger, and Advaita Kala, Author and Scriptwriter
9. 8:25 PM Theme 3: Masculinity and drawing the lines  Sonali Khan conducts a conversation with Rahul Bose, Actor and Anand Pawar, Activist
10. 8:35 PM Performance by Anoushka Shankar
11. 9:05 PM Vote of thanks by Sonali Khan
12. 9:15 PM Head home, and keep blogging!