Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Reclaim the night

"Herstory of Reclaim the Night"

Reclaim the Night marches and rallies have traditionally been organised by collectives of unpaid women who have worked together in their communities to organise peaceful protests against sexual violence towards women and children, and to promote women's strength and survival. Reclaim the Night represents a claim for women's basic human right to live in freedom from discrimination and fear of violence.

The first rally took place in Rome in 1976, as a reaction to reported rapes reaching 'astronomical' figures (16000 per annum). Around 10,000 women and children marched through the centre of the city ....

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