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DCW to spread 'RapeRoko' campaign through 'Nukkad Nataks'

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The 'RapeRoko' campaign launched by the Commission for Women (DCW) will now be taken to the streets of national capital through Nataks (street plays), an official statement on Wednesday said.

Maliwal on Tuesday launched the campaign at University as a mark of protest against the sexual harassment of a DU student in a moving bus. With DCW's intervention into the matter, an FIR was registered in the

According to DCW, the street plays will be conducted across until March 8 to raise awareness amongst the people and make them join the movement and fight sexual crimes against women and children.

"After the Natak is performed, which is based on crimes against women, volunteers of 'RapeRoko' movement will speak to the crowd and discuss with them the demands of the movement," a statement by said.

"Real change will happen when the and society awakens against the evil of crimes against women and children.

The Nataks are a great way of reaching out to the people and raising awareness. We should no longer remain quiet. When people throng the streets on March 8, change is bound to happen!" Maliwal stated.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 20:58 IST
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