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5 things you can do to end Gender Based Violence

5 things you can do to end Gender Based Violence

Throughout the year, we have days dedicated to Mothers, Fathers, Children, Brothers and even Lovers. It seems like there is a day for everything. Whilst I don’t particularly care to patronise any of the above days, I do believe in my humble opinion, that the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is one of(…)

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Not Possible to Rank Cities on Safety for Women: Elsa Marie D’Silva

Not Possible to Rank Cities on Safety for Women: Elsa Marie D’Silva

Looking at all the horrendous stats on crimes against women — and lived experiences — we thought about doing a story on ranking Indian cities, or reflecting on rankings. Here’s why Elsa Marie D’Silva of SafeCity says that’s simply not possible in this country. She also shares a handy primer on what we need to(…)

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A walk for a Safe City

Safecity and Womenability joined hands to organise a safety walk in Mumbai on 5th August in an attempt to make spaces safer

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Sexual harassment & violence: When systems let us down

Sexual harassment & violence: When systems let us down

The most ridiculous thing I have heard recently is that a Saudi millionaire claimed that he accidentally fell and penetrated a teenager whilst she slept on a sofa in his flat in London. He denied raping her even though his DNA was found in her vagina. The charges were cleared after a trial by the(…)

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Feminist Rani: Making public spaces safe for women

Feminist Rani: Making public spaces safe for women

Making public spaces safe for women – our effort in this edition of FEMINIST RANI made an effort to engage with people who are using technology to help make more public spaces safer for women. “We need to stop being tolerant, we need to speak up,” insisted Trisha Shetty, Founder of She Says India. Her(…)

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