Mysore bank circle, K.G Road at Bangalore this morning witnessed a different kind of celebration marking the International Women’s Day. A silent protest against rape, their core message No Justice, No women’s day. New India, a self-funded NGO which is committed to women empowerment, creating a better future for underprivileged children and quality health-care in India. On the occasion of International Women’s Day New India initiated a StopRape campaign which is a sincere effort to seek the attention of all the Honorary Judges of India and urge them to ensure day to day trials of rape cases thus ensuring Justice!
The StopRape campaign expressed its message through a silent protest that happened in Bangalore the protest walked from Mysore bank circle to Freedom Park. It amassed an overwhelming participation of 2000 people walking for a safer India! Most of them donning black the colour of protest. The one’s who could not express their support physically, are signing an online petition to be a part of this campaign. So the ones who cannot be a part of the protest physically please do go online, log on to www.thenewindia.org and support us!
We at New India would sincerely like to thank all the protestors who came, gave their valuable time and walked with us in the silent protest and helped us be one voice against rape! We would also like to thank all our online supporters for strengthening the cause! We hope our voice will be heard!