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Vanitha Mathil – The Wall for Gender Equality : Rebecca Rose Varghese

On January 1, 2019, almost 5 million women gathered on Kerala’s National Highway 47 to form a 620-km long wall, extending from Kasaragod to Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital. The Vanitha Mathil, or the Women’s Wall, was formed as a symbolic gesture to express support for gender equality, and was an initiative undertaken under the leadership of the Left government of Kerala.

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