women’s safety

Women, Safety and The Virtual World

My college authorities had organised a seminar to apprise us about Cyber Crime, the various ugly forms it can take and the extent to which it is embedded in our society. We were informed about digital footprints that we tend to leave. Those are permanent in nature and cannot be erased easily. The person conducting(…)

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Indian women open up on what they want to change about their cities

In many metropolitan cities, instances of molestation and eve-teasing seem to have become the norm of the day. There isn’t even a single day when Indian women are not made to realize that they are mere objects who can be maltreated. This abysmal condition of some of the most advanced cities in India compels us(…)

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AAP Govt Triples DCW’s Annual Budget To Rs 20 Crore

The Aam Aadmi Party government has recently raised Delhi Commission for Women’s annual budget by nearly three times. It is now allowing Rs 20 crore of budget to the DCW. This has impressed women activists and earned AAP praise from everyone.

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6 Things That Women Can Wear For Safety

Women can finally roam around freely while keeping up with their style statement, thanks to some great technology. Read on to know about 6 such wearable items invented for women’s safety.

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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

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

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

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!

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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