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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Protest and a Candle Light March in Wake of Badayun Rape-Murder

Stree Mukti Sangathan organized a protest and later a Candle light march in wake of Badayun rape-murder at Subhash Chauraha,Civil Lines,Allahabad at 3:30 pm on 30th May, 2014.


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Sandhya Navodita( Progressive Writer's Association),Utpala Shukla (Ghareloo Kaamgar Mahilaa Sangathan),Imtiyaz (Nari Suraksha Samiti)Harish Pandey ji ,SadaShiv ji, Dr. S.P Singh and Subhaash Rathi ji were among the many others who attended and spoke about the need of the hour,"rape-culture",gender inequality in other spheres of life and its relation to rape and the complicated intersections of patriarchy and capitalism.Vibha Srivastava,from Delhi spoke about how not much has changed regarding women's safety on roads in Delhi,after the 16th Dec bus gang rape of Nirbhaya.She also emphasised that an equal society can not have TWO DIFFERENT SETS of " achchhe sanskars" for girls/boys or men/women. Richa Singh thanked the people who took out time to participate and urged the youth to come forward to make a violence free society. Dr. Alok Misraand Suchhit Kapoor extended their co-operation in spite of their absence /brief attendance.
A memorandum to the CM was signed by all present. 

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