Fed up with abusive husbands and corrupt officials, India’s poorest women are banding together, taking up arms, and fighting back. Even more shocking than the pink saris they wear: Their quest for justice is actually working. In one of the most backward regions of India, the badlands of Central India, village women dressed in pink saris are getting together to fight corruption and injustice and to raise their voices against the system.” Pink Gang" fights for the rights of women an...

Fed up with abusive husbands and corrupt officials, India’s poorest women are banding together, taking up arms, and fighting back. Even more shocking than the pink saris they wear: Their quest for justice is actually working. In one of the most backward regions of India, the badlands of Central India, village women dressed in pink saris are getting together to fight corruption and injustice and to raise their voices against the system.” Pink Gang" fights for the rights of women an...

India’s Pink Gang, the largest women’s vigilante group in the world, shames abusive husbands and corrupt politicians by going door-to-door clad in electric pink saris and wielding sticks called laathis—the same wielded by local cops when patrolling their beat. Recently, they’ve gained political clout by winning seats in the panchayat elections—the equivalent of American municipality elections.

India’s Pink Gang, the largest women’s vigilante group in the world, shames abusive husbands and corrupt politicians by going door-to-door clad in electric pink saris and wielding sticks called laathis—the same wielded by local cops when patrolling their beat. Recently, they’ve gained political clout by winning seats in the panchayat elections—the equivalent of American municipality elections.

Je wordt meegenomen naar roze, blauwe, gele, witte koningssteden. Naar eindeloze woestijnen, naar de allergrootste rijkdom, de allermooiste schoonheid. Lees verder over de schoonheid van #India op http://www.myworldisyours.nl/places/india - Jim Zuckerman Photography

Je wordt meegenomen naar roze, blauwe, gele, witte koningssteden. Naar eindeloze woestijnen, naar de allergrootste rijkdom, de allermooiste schoonheid. Lees verder over de schoonheid van #India op http://www.myworldisyours.nl/places/india - Jim Zuckerman Photography

The Gulabi gang (from Hindi gulabi, "pink") is a group of Indian women vigilantes and activists fighting against domestic abuse and other violence against women. They've also stopped child marriages and protested dowry and female illiteracy.

The Gulabi gang (from Hindi gulabi, "pink") is a group of Indian women vigilantes and activists fighting against domestic abuse and other violence against women. They've also stopped child marriages and protested dowry and female illiteracy.

"I would like to quote a very prejudicial doctrine that was handed down by the Supreme Court in 1823. It said that the Indian Nations do not have title to their lands because they weren't Christians. That the first Christian Nations to discover an area of heathen lands has the absolute title. This doctrine should be withdrawn and renounced to establish a new basis for relationship between indigenous peoples and other peoples of the world." - Floyd  Westerman (Lakota First Nation)

"I would like to quote a very prejudicial doctrine that was handed down by the Supreme Court in 1823. It said that the Indian Nations do not have title to their lands because they weren't Christians. That the first Christian Nations to discover an area of heathen lands has the absolute title. This doctrine should be withdrawn and renounced to establish a new basis for relationship between indigenous peoples and other peoples of the world." - Floyd Westerman (Lakota First Nation)

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