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4 Jun, 2021 06:47

Girl Power: Hindi Style

At the age of 20, Sampat Pal and four female companions avenged their friend whose husband abused her. They caught him and beat him up. This was the start of the Gulabi (Pink) Gang in India, which teaches women self-defense and helps them fight for their rights. Today, the movement has over a million members, and women from all over India keep joining Sampat Pal's Gulabi Gang, hoping to find support and safety. And indeed, over the years, Sampat, with the Pink Gang's help, has significantly improved women's lives in India. How did they manage that?

Watch "Girl Power: Hindi Style" on RTD website and on RT's live feed. The time of the broadcast is available on RT's schedule page.