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Varanasi: Women Are Still Fighting For Equal Rights At This University

Published on Apr 26, 2019


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Siya Bhatia

Women students at Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi) have been fighting for equality for a very long time. In 2017 their protests made it to mainstream media. But the fight is far from over. Imagine not having the power to choose what you eat, when you come back or even your own safety.


Will this change after the Lok Sabha Elections 2019? Varanasi is a hot seat, since the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi is fighting from there. But these women hope for an equal future.

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