Raising voice against sexual abuse during Womens’ Day season

Bengaluru-based organisation Stree Jagruti Samiti that champions the cause of domestic workers, in association with Domestic Workers’ Rights Union, organised a campaign themed “Erase the shame” on the occasion of International Working Women’s Day.

A group of domestic workers from in and around Koramangala, clad in red sarees, gathered in front of Total Mall in Madivala holding placards to raise their voice against the cases of sexual assault.

Geeta Menon, one of the founding members of Stree Jagruti Samiti who led the campaign, addressed the domestic workers and the passersby on the significance of raising voice against women and child sexual assault/abuse cases.

The campaigners called upon people to show solidarity to the campaign against sexual violence of all forms. Watch the video below.

Geeta Menon, one of the founding members of Stree Jagruti Samiti raised slogans along with the domestic workers as a part of the Women’s Day campaign, and spoke about the purpose and significance of the campaign.

Lakshamamma, a domestic worker from Jakkasandra explained how awareness about fighting against harassment has strengthened her.

Campaign will be held for two more days – On March 9th at Banashankari bus stand from 3.30 pm to 5 pm and on March 10th at Jayanagar bus stand from 3.30 pm to 5 pm.

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