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Is the Gulabi Gang a force for good in India?
Apart from its efforts to combat sexual violence, the Gulabi Gang is also helping women cope with the day-to-day problems that they face in a sexist society.
The Gulabi Gang teaches women
, training them in martial arts.
The Gulabi Gang carves out space for women to discuss the problems that affect them.
The Gulabi Gang has
encouraged its members
to consolidate their finances, food grains and lentils to lend to other members.
The Gulabi Gang has been criticized for being too simplistic - with critics pointing out that it is
to arm women with sticks to end domestic abuse.