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Female activists in London provoke ‘Rape Free India’ marketing campaign



Female activists in London initiate 'Rape Free India' campaign

LONDON: A bunch of Indian feminine activists has began a marketing campaign in London to focus on the instances of rape in opposition to girls and youngsters of their nation, demanding motion from the Indian authorities.

The adverts in opposition to rape in India have appeared on three London underground stations saying “Indian in [the] UK stands in solidarity with rape victims”.

In a press release to the The News, “Rape Free India” campaigners stated: “We are a group of ordinary women, mothers who have got together for this cause. We will be happy to get some input from other like-minded people who want to do something to promote the cause and see what we can do together!”

The Rape Free India is the brainchild {of professional} Indian girls in London who’ve come collectively by social media websites to share their ache of rising instances of rape in India and the shortcoming and unwillingness of the authorities to take motion in opposition to the perpetrators of sexual crimes in opposition to girls, youngsters, and minors.

The adverts have been displayed at Chalk Farm, Regent’s Park and Kennington tube stations for one month. The organisers, on their web site, stated that they crowd-funded to boost cash for the marketing campaign. Interestingly, the campaigners stated they’ve by no means met in actual life however came upon about one another by Facebook after which determined to come back collectively for the trigger.

They have arrange a web site which inspires readers to place a digital ribbon with “Rape Free India” in crimson letters as their profile image from November 22 to mark White Ribbon Day on 25 November — a day of campaigning for an finish to violence in opposition to girls.

The organisers have stated they have been disturbed by the rising variety of current rape instances in India similar to a six-year-old gang-raped and killed in Kanpur — the story shocked the world.

“Our final aim is to do work in India to see it doesn’t continue to happen and make sure the next generation is better educated,” they stated.

Since the posters went up, the organisers of the marketing campaign have been trolled on social media as anti-national and traitors who’re bringing a foul title to India, in the meantime, the ladies stated that they intentionally selected London to get worldwide consideration.

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