Event On: 14-Feb-2013

Nand Nagri Delhi

On Thursday, 14 Feb 2013, Valentine’s Day, Ek Sangharsh, organised activities in one of its work areas in Nand Nagri, East Delhi. Around 250-300 people from all walks of life joined in to participate in events as part of the “One Billion Rising” campaign, demanding an end to violence against women. The day started with our volunteers visiting around 800 households in D – Block Nand Nagri and educating women on their rights against violence of all sorts. The highlights of events included Street plays one in front of our office and Police Station Nand Nagri, by youth from the locality, Signature campaign on a large canvas put up for the occasion and a peace march around the area. The street play was aimed towards raising awareness on safety of women among the area residents. This was followed by a rally around the area with a walk of around 3 kms and a number of local residents and school/college students participated in it. At the closure of event a pledge was administered to those present to take care and protect the women and children living in our homes, at workplace and in neighborhood.