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The Gulabi Gang

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Cassie Rivera

on 15 April 2015

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Transcript of The Gulabi Gang

The Gulabi Gang
"the pink gang"
By: Cassie Rivera
http://www.gulabigang.in/
Introduction:
Sampat Pal Devi
Violence in India
Rape every 20 minutes in India
Most Rapes victims know their attacker due to small locations and villages
Goverment accepts bribes
Dowry Killings, Rape, Child Marriages, Domestic Abuse, and desertion are all commonly practiced
Originated in the Banda District of Uttar Pradesh (Northern India)
Empowers victims to seek justice and equality
Members wear pink saris to represent strength
Over 100,00 members of the gang
No discrimination towards genders
Community service
Fight against government corruption
mandatory for every woman to learn how to use a laathis (sticks)
Founder and Leader of the Gulabi Gang
Single mother
Former child bride and low in caste
Taught herself how to read and write
Former government health worker
Protested domestic violence at a young age, thus creating the Gulabi Gang
human rights and male opression
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