Meet To Sleep, 2018
December 16, 2018, marked six years since the gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh. We pledge to not forget.
In 2018, 600 Action Sheroes (members of the public) along with 19 feminist allies, from across from across 21 cities, towns, villages in India built Meet To Sleep.
Women , girls and persons across the country slept in the open, asserting the right to live free from fear and defenceless.
Meet To Sleep, 2018 was built in collaboration with members of the public and with organisations including :
Akanksha Seva Sadan
Azad Foundation with Sakha Consulting
Gaurav Gramin Mahila Vikas Sanstha
I Will Go Out
Kutch Mahila Vikas Sanstha
Mahila Mukhti Sanstha
Plan India & partners: AV Baliga Memorial Trust and CASP Plan,
Srijanatmak Manushi Sanshta
Where Are The Women
Thank you CREA , One Billion Rising, Delhi , Kamla Bhasin and Srishti Insitute of Art, Design and Technology for your support and solidarity.
Meet To Sleep, 2018 was built in the following places. It was spread amongst parks, fields, and open grounds.
Places include Agonda, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bidar, Bokaro, Delhi, Gurgaon, Hazaribag, Hyderabad, Karachi, Kochi, Kolkata, Kutch, Lucknow, Mumbai, Muzzafarpur, Patiala, Panjim, Peru, Pune, Sagar, Shorampur, and Vadodara.
Meet To Sleep was built across 35 parks and open grounds including Agara Lake Park, Bangalore, Agonda Beach, Agonda, Amarsons Garden, Bridge Candy, Baradari Gardens, Patiala, Barid Shahi Park, Bidar, Bokaro Park, Bokaro, Children's park, Campal, Panjim, Chinar Park, Bhopal, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, Diamond Gardens, Mumbai, Eco Park, Kolkata, Empress Garden, Pune, Hawai Adda, Muzzafarpur, Hiranandani Joggers Park, Mumbai, Indira Park, Hyderabad, Japanese Park, Delhi, JP Nagar Park, Bangalore, Juhu Beach, Mumbai, Kalkaji Park, Delhi, Kamatibag, Vadodara, Kempegowda International Airport Park, Bangalore, Lodhi Garden, Delhi, Madanpur Khadar Public Park, Delhi, Mangolpuri Public Park, Delhi , BBMP Bangalore , Nirankari Colony North Delhi, Park in Ghaziabad, Park in Kutch, Riverfront Park, Lucknow, Shaheed Nirmal Mahto Park, Hazaribag Shorampur High School Open Field, Shorampur, Surajmal Park Kadkaddumma, Delhi, Vasco De Gama Park, Goa, Vivekananda Park, Kolkata, Unnamed Park in Delhi.
Why Meet To Sleep ?
Select pre event videos (2018), created by members of the community and allies:
Action Shero Jasmeen Patheja, Bangalore
Action Shero Eeshita Kapadiya, Bangalore
Action Shero Lisa, Bangalore
Action Shero Deeksha, Lucknow
Allies : Plan India , New Delhi
Action Shero Punita Kapadiya
Action Shero, Reiko Shimizu
Action Shero Babita Kumari, Hazaribag
Action Shero Shruti Sharada, Bangalore
Action Shero Lakshmi Mahadevi, Bangalore. Language Kannada