Red Brigade (RB), formed by a group of Survivors of Sexual Violence, aims to end gender-discrimination and make a safer world for women. RB fights for Gender Equality and Safety of Women. We are also working towards empowering women. RB is trying to ensure women’s protection from sexual violence and harassment in public spaces and homes through safety trainings and self-defense workshops.
RB works as pressure group to make and implement women-related policies. The team also helps and assists victims of sexual violence. We assist victims with their medical examination, FIR registration, and other necessary legal assistances.
Our different activities comprise of:-
This year, Red Brigade has decided to start a yatra/march in association with Nirbhaya Jyoti Trust, New Delhi (founded by the parents of Nirbhaya) through bicycles and car from Lucknow to Medaura Kalan (the village of Nirbhaya), Ballia, covering a distance of about 700 kms. The campaign will start on Dec 16th, 2017 in Lucknow by paying homage to the brave girl and the Yatra will begin on Dec 17th, 2017 from 1090 Chauraha, Lucknow. Nirbhaya's parents will flag-off the Yatra on Dec 17th, 2017 from Lucknow and will also join us in the closing of Yatra on Dec 29th, 2017 at Medaura Kalan, Ballia.
We run "My Safety in My Hand" program, wherein we distribute pepper spray for women safety. This project runs in association with Kuros.