Molestation in New Year eve: Protests by women

January 05, 2017 10:08 pm | Updated 10:08 pm IST

BENGALURU: Several groups took to the streets to express their anguish and demand measures to ensure that women in Bengaluru feel safe.

Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Janwadi Mahila Sanghatana (AIDWA) staged a protest on Thursday seeking more action than just talk to make women feel free and equal.

Referring to the incident in Kammanahalli, they questioned the role of society and the public in making women feel safe.

Protests were also organised by various political parties.

More protests have been planned over the weekend.

The concept of ‘Night Walks’ will begin this Saturday when girls and women will take to the streets from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. with the idea of being more ‘visible’ and defying the concept of a ‘safe’ time to be out.

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