"The rape will tear you in half, but it will not end you"
Why did we start describing our campaign with this line from Rupi Kaur? May be because we can sense hope as the dialogue ends. May be because we are done discussing the pain and we are now willing to not just cure or help it heal, but to pull it out from the deepest grounds eradicating the last pieces of its root.
So, we are men and women, boys and girls, students, professionals and most importantly human beings from the Biker's Community of India (BCI). We have decided to run not just a campaign but a revolution, against molestation of women.
We will try to incorporate as many ways as possible to bring people together, reach out to the girls and women to educate them about their safety and rights, to ignite a sense of responsibility in the men around so that they become a helping hand in crisis than to just stay numb, to talk about molestation loud in open, and to list down ways to defend and seek help in any such situation. We realise that it's time that we monitor our surroundings and sense any crime that might be anticipated. And so, we need you all, especially the girls and women, to come up and talk about it. To teach us, how to sense danger so that it can be muted before it makes a vociferous cacophony of pain and spoils all our lives. Because Ursula Guin, a prominent American author was very right when she said, "The power of the harasser, the abuser, the rapist, depends, above all, on the silence of women."
We will be coming up with several events, whose notification will be up as and when we execute it. Also, we will be closing our campaign with a pan India ride on 5th August with riders from several states including men and women, to come together against molestation.
And we promise, this is just the beginning, we will become a platform to bring people from all over the country, to stand against all the wrongs to make them right, together