More than 200 people reclaimed Beaumont Street in Hamilton, Newcastle, on October 28 as part of Reclaim the Night, reports Steve O'Brien.
Reclaim the Night
The Illawarra community gathered at Lysaght Park for the annual Reclaim the Night protest to demand the right to be free from violence. Kate Simpson reports.
RtN rallies are traditionally held on the last Friday of October to demand an end to violence against women.
Reclaim the Night marches were held around Australia to demand an end to violence against women.
United States President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court appointee Brett Kavanaugh probably never expected he would become a central target of the #MeToo movement for his misogynist behaviour in his university years.
As October comes to a close, the feminist “Reclaim the Night” marches, also known as “Take back the night”, draw near.
Reclaim the Night is an annual global protest against gendered violence and inequality traditionally held on the last Friday in October.
As is the case with much of women’s history, the origins of Reclaim the Night are poorly documented and little known.