Wearing pink and wielding sticks: Meet India's all-women vigilante gang
The Gulabi Gang is meting out justice for themselves
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India's heartland has a dark reputation for domestic violence, sexual abuse, and oppression, making the pure fact of living as a woman a huge risk. But instead of waiting around for aid from those in power, a group of marginalized women banded together to wield sticks and take on the villains themselves. Known as the Gulabi Gang or Pink Gang, this all-women vigilante group goes around beating up rapists and abusers, and fighting for women’s rights.
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