‘Every man was drinking’: how much do bans on alcohol help women in India?

Preeti Jha. The Guardian, 14 September 2021. Women’s protests led to prohibition in Bihar but can alcohol bans end domestic abuse and harassment?

“In every village women were troubled by alcohol. Men harassed them on the streets. Husbands beat them at home,” says Sunita Devi, 52, a former seamstress who led the crowd. “When they saw us they gained courage that we can come together and fight.”

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