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Famous cricket players in India pledge to protect all women

India cricketers vow to respect women in new video


Indian cricketers, Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri, Suresh Raina and Ambati Raydu recently supported the ‘Respect to Protect’ campaign, which calls for the protection and respect of all women. The video pledge supports women’s rights and is part of a larger movement by Hyderabad based NGO, “My Choices.”

Already gaining traction on social media with the hashtag #Respect2Protect, the video features the sportsmen talking about what protection of women entails. From safeguarding a woman’s right to equal opportunity irrespective of her choices in personal appearance and profession to respecting her economic, sexual, physical and social rights, the campaign highlights a community of support towards women’s rights and gender equality.

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