Indian women “occupy the night streets” to protest reported mass molestation Women across India took to the streets in protest
Eastern Eye Staff
Hundreds of women gathered in over 30 towns and cities across India late on Saturday (21), saying they were “occupying the night streets” to demand safety in public spaces after reports of the mass molestation of women in Bengaluru city on New Year’s Eve. From the capital New Delhi to Kolkata in the east, Chennai in the south and Mumbai in the west, activists, students, and professionals gathered at marches and street plays or sang songs and recited poetry on equality for women. The participants, which also included many men, chanted slogans such as “Freedom, Freedom, Freedom!” and held banners…
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