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

  • Femme Fridays

  • Gaurav Gramin Mahila Vikas Sanstha

  • I Will Go Out

  • Kutch Mahila Vikas Sanstha

  • Mahila Mukhti Sanstha

  • Olakh Foundation

  • Plan India & partners:  AV Baliga Memorial Trust and CASP Plan,

  • Sahyogini

  • Sneha Foundation

  • Srijan Foundation

  • Srijanatmak Manushi Sanshta

  • Where Are The Women

  • Why Loiter.

  • 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
Language: Hindi


Action Shero Punita Kapadiya
Language: Gujurati

Action Shero, Reiko Shimizu

Action Shero Babita Kumari, Hazaribag


Action Shero Shruti Sharada, Bangalore

Action Shero Lakshmi Mahadevi, Bangalore. Language Kannada