The Woman Who Gave Millions Of Girls In India A Law To Fight For Their Safety | Bhanwari Devi

Before the Nirbhaya movement, before the MeToo Campaign, before most of us even had the basic awareness of our rights as women, there was Bhanwari Devi. Bhanwari Devi has spent 30 years seeking a conviction for the men who raped her. For raising her voice, she was pushed to the edge of her village, denied access to water from the village well and socially ostracized. What many of us do not know is Bhanwari never got justice for herself but it is her personal courage that has birthed the sexual harassment guidelines that protect millions of women at the work place.

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