Dorothy Fernandes

Dorothy Fernandes is a Sister of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and a social activist who has been working in Patna since 1997 with communities on the periphery, with the goal of making their cities inclusive, so that no one is left behind.  She is also the National Convener of the Forum of Religious for Justice and Peace, a solidarity group of religious activists in India, and a member of the National Alliance of People's Movements.

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In India, the largest democracy faces crossroad

Upholding India's constitutional values with a Christian response

Unraveling threads: Navigating India's changing democracy with faith

While patriarchy is still at play, young women voice their dreams

Stop hatred: Save the Indian constitution

An invitation to be nonviolent

Our painful journey with a kidnapped girl

Mulakkal verdict signals a need for structural and systemic change

Eviction for city development is inhuman, brutal

Adieu my friends, until we meet again

Historic rally to support farmers unites all of India

At the movement: Women send ripples across India

Strong bonds on the verge of being destroyed

Activism finally pays off

Suicide bombing stirs rage in India

An evening visit to homeless shelters

India's campaign against the poor

Raise voices against violence in India

Have you changed the world today?

Let us all become Lights