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India West: Indian American Ivy League grads show support for sexual assault victims

posted by Randall

Indian American grads at Columbia show support for sexual assault victims in IndiaIndian American students from various Ivy League universities took time during their own graduation to shine the light on sexual assault victims in India, reports India West. (photo from Columbia)

The grads dawned caps with red tape on it to show their support for the victims.

“Respect for a women’s dignity is respect for humanity. And that respect starts at home, spreads through communities, extends across university campuses to nations around the world, said Arnab De, one of the graduates from Columbia  “An assault on one woman is an attack on the entire human race.”

The idea started from one student at Columbia, Rakhi Agrawal, and quickly spread to Brown and Harvard

Many joined together to stage a protest against the rise of sexual assault violence in India.

You can read more about what motivated their efforts in India West.





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