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Arts workshop at Baycrest - clients use motorized wheelchair and unique "paintbrush" to create large-scale art.

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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.

Meet the Woman Behind India's Pink Vigilantes

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.

Gulabi Gang (Pink Saree Ladies)

Gulabi Gang (Pink Saree Ladies)

People had more class in the past

People had more class in the past

The Gulabi gang is a group of Indian women vigilantes and activists who visit abusive husbands & beat them up with laathis (bamboo sticks) for abusing their wives. In 2008, they stormed an electricity office in Banda district and forced officials to return the power they had cut in order to extract bribes. They have also stopped child marriages and protested dowry and female illiteracy. Portrayed positively in the Indian media, This pink sari wearing group had 20,000 members as of 2008.

The Gulabi gang is a group of Indian women vigilantes and activists who visit abusive husbands & beat them up with laathis (bamboo sticks) for abusing their wives. In 2008, they stormed an electricity office in Banda district and forced officials to return the power they had cut in order to extract bribes. They have also stopped child marriages and protested dowry and female illiteracy. Portrayed positively in the Indian media, This pink sari wearing group had 20,000 members as of 2008.

Edna Anan- advocate, nurse, midwife, UN diplomat, French Legion of Honour recipient and former foreign minister of Somaliland

Edna Anan- advocate, nurse, midwife, UN diplomat, French Legion of Honour recipient and former foreign minister of Somaliland

A hard-hitting campaign depicting Hindu goddesses as victims of domestic violence has been launched by a charity in India.

Shocking images depict Hindu goddesses as victims of abuse in domestic violence campaign

A hard-hitting campaign depicting Hindu goddesses as victims of domestic violence has been launched by a charity in India.

The Female Factor - Fighting for Safe Passage on Indian Streets - Series - NYTimes.com

Fighting for Safe Passage on Indian Streets

The Female Factor - Fighting for Safe Passage on Indian Streets - Series - NYTimes.com

There is a gang of women in India known as the Gulabi Gang or the Pink vigilantes that go after abusive husbands and fight to stop child marriages.  source 1  source 2

There is a gang of women in India known as the Gulabi Gang or the Pink vigilantes that go after abusive husbands and fight to stop child marriages. source 1 source 2

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