Dr. Vibhuti Patel, professor at SNDT university, is seen here participating with fellow activists in demonstrations against gender violence in Mumbai at the end of 2012. The occasion was a protest gathering of 18 women’s rights organisations on 22nd December 2012, at the same spot where a young woman was slashed with a sickle by a man who mistook her for his wife. The protest was also in solidarity with the young woman fighting for her life in Delhi.
The participating organisations were Akshara, Awaze Niswa, AIDWA, FAOW, Special Cell For Women and Children, Stree Mukti Sngatana, kranti, 1298, LABIA, Bhartiya Mahila Federation, Maharashtra Mahila Parishad, DYFI, Sneha, WRAG, Vacha, Women’s Centre, RCWS-SNDT; Yuva.
Photos and text were provided by Dr. Vibhuti Patel, SNDT University