USHA VISHWAKARMA

RED BRIGADE LUCKNOW, LUCKNOW, INDIA

A quick peek at workshops and street patrols from 16-21min.

“Our patience is over. We take things into our own hands. We will stop, shame and punish rapists and murderers, until police start doing their job. We will heal and protect our girls, our lives and our dreams.”

This force of nature has turned pain into sacred rage, swept demons off streets, shaken people up and changed the tone on India’s streets and screens.

Usha’s fierce crew of teenage rape survivors dissolves the stigma on “women using force”, changes worldview, laws, saves and de-traumatizes victims, raises hell in front of police stations and forces them to do their job and hunt down murderers. It works.

Determined to liberate this young generation from suffering, they have trained more than 20,000 girls self-defense, at schools, and even to army officers’ wives.

Their story and workhops fire and liven up any conference, and we say – you should have one, too!

TOPIC

 

SEXUAL ABUSE AND RAPE IN THE HOME

SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST GIRLS AND WOMEN

ENDING STIGMA OF WOMEN USING FORCE

MARTIAL ARTS FOR SELF DEFENSE TRAININGS

TRAININGS AT SCHOOL

TRAINING FOR ARMY OFFICERS’ WIVES

EDUCATION ON LAWS AND RIGHTS

JUDICIAL ASSISTENCE

GANGRAPES AND MURDER

ACID ATTACKS

POLICE INACTION

PUBLIC PROTEST

CCTV AND LAWS

LAW ENFORCEMENT

STRICT AND SWIFT PUNISHMENT

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