women’s safety

Bengaluru Police To Guard City In Pink Cars With Women Cops

Bengaluru Police To Guard City In Pink Cars With Women Cops

Since International Women’s Day (on March 8) is almost here, the Bengaluru police is making no mistake this time in deploying women cops to guard the city’s women. As many as 50 new pink Hoysalas (mobile patrolling cars) have been dedicated to ensure the safety of women in the city. The initiative is kick-starting next month just before Women’s Day.(…)

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Malayalam Actress Abduction Case: Bollywood Shows Solidarity

Malayalam Actress Abduction Case: Bollywood Shows Solidarity

Bollywood showed its solidarity in support of Malayalam actress Bhavna who was kidnapped and molested by a bunch of men in a moving car a few days ago. Celebrities like Kalki Koechlin, Arjun Kapoor, Richa Chadda and Disha Patani voiced their opinion against the brutal act. Actress Disha Patani, who rose to fame with her(…)

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Meet Bengaluru’s First Delivery Girl

Meet Bengaluru’s First Delivery Girl

This city is known for its diversity — diversity in having its women possess the freedom to be career-driven. Meet Bengaluru’s first food delivery girl who happens to balance two jobs and work it out brilliantly. Her choice of living this life happened when things went a little dark at home. To support her family(…)

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#IWillGoOut: The Womens March In Bangalore

#IWillGoOut: The Womens March In Bangalore

Hundreds of women and men came out to support the rights of women to ‘go out’ – they gathered and walked from Bengaluru City railway station to Freedom Park on Saturday, shouting out loud: #IWillGoOut. And, why wouldn’t we? I was part of the movement and proudly so.   This campaign kickstarted in the Indian(…)

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Bangalore Is World’s Most Dynamic City, Beats Silicon Valley!

Bangalore Is World’s Most Dynamic City, Beats Silicon Valley!

The JLL Index of cities around the world is here and guess which Indian city made it to the top of a global ranking of cities? Yes, it’s none other than the most diverse city of India – Bangalore, which has been ranked the world’s most dynamic city on the index – beating Silicon Valley to(…)

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#IWillGoOut: Women Plan Protest On January 21

#IWillGoOut: Women Plan Protest On January 21

Following the outrage after Bengaluru’s mass molestation, women’s groups across the country have united to carry out a nationwide protest march. This march will be conducted on January 21 and has been hastagged #IWillGoOut. The march is happening the same day as the Million Women March. Million Women March is a women’s protest in the(…)

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Odisha Girl Dies After Being Set Afire By Two Youths

Odisha Girl Dies After Being Set Afire By Two Youths

In spite of widespread outcry against perpetrators of sex crimes, some people simply can’t desist the monster inside them. In Kalahandi, Odisha, a minor girl succumbed to her injuries a week after being set afire by two youths who had earlier hurled vulgar abuses to her on the street. What was the crime of the(…)

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Mallika Dua’s Tongue In Cheek Video On Women’s Safety

Mallika Dua’s Tongue In Cheek Video On Women’s Safety

‘We are asking for it after marriage, before marriage, in buses, at concerts, clubs.’– Comedienne Mallika Dua used these words recently on an Instagram video to convey a serious message – How do Indians define women’s safety in the country? Famous for her viral ‘Makeup didi’ Instagram videos, Dua reached out to those absurd-minded who(…)

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Women’s Safety App Launched In Punjab In Pakistan

Women’s Safety App Launched In Punjab In Pakistan

An application to help women in Punjab in Pakistan aims at curbing violence and promoting women’s safety in the province which has one of the highest crime rates. The application titled PSCA has been launched by the Chief minister’s  Special Monitoring unit, Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) and the Punjab Commission on the Status of(…)

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All-women Commando Troupe Keeps Guwahati Roads Safe For Women

All-women Commando Troupe Keeps Guwahati Roads Safe For Women

They are fighters. Safe keepers. They build our strength and they have been around not too long ago. It has been four years since the Veeranganas were born but the motive is alive and kicking, in fact increasingly gathering momentum with each passing day. Meet 26-year-old Bobby Baishya and her friends who started off India’s only all-women(…)

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Women Protest Ripped Jeans’ Ban At St Xaviers College

Women Protest Ripped Jeans’ Ban At St Xaviers College

In a regressive move, St Xavier’s College in Mumbai — known for being one of the top colleges in the country — has banned ripped jeans for its students. This has sparked a stir among its female students as they protest against the draconian law.

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