• Tuesday, March 28, 2023


Indian women reclaim public spaces, defying male critics

Women spl train in Churchgate, Mumbai

By: Eastern Eye Staff

IT began with two Indian women hanging out on Mumbai streets in defiance after a series of violent crimes against women. It has since grown and even spread to Pakistan, as women assert their right to public spaces in male-dominated societies. The Why Loiter? street campaign was inspired by a book of the same name, that examined the risks for women on Mumbai’s streets. It came as an intense spotlight fell on women’s safety in India following the 2012 fatal gang rape of a student on a bus in Delhi and the 2014 rape of a woman by her Uber…

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