Would you just stand by as a girl is being harassed? This video shows what Mumbai & Delhi locals did

Friday, 30 May 2014 - 9:04pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna webdesk

In the video bindass explain, that in 2013, the crimes against women were 500% more than the previous year, the highest ever in the country. To spread awareness about this fact, they decided to set up a social experiment in Delhi and Mumbai to see people's reactions to eve-teasing and harassment in plain view.

The video did very well on social media, amassing almost 200,000 hits in a few days. It is a real eye opener about the way things slide by in India.

At the end of the video, there is a a counter which denotes how many people just stood back and stared, and those who actually intervened. The numbers will surprise you.

What would you do?

bindass intends to inspire the youth of the country to actively do something about issues that surround them.