It is very common in Indian households to see young girls being issued with a list of “do’s and don’ts” as soon as they reach a particular age. Besides this, Indian parents live with the constant fear of their daughters’ security lurking at the back of their minds. And their worries are not baseless. The(…)
India’s lawmakers never fail to establish an intrinsic relationship between women’s safety and their attire. In an effort to keep female students “safe”, the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to replace the blue skirt-white shirt combination with the more Indian salwar kameez.
With more and more telecom companies reducing their tariffs, India is witnessing an unprecedented growth in the number of phone users. While this revolution has been facilitating many lives, there is one stratum of the society bearing the brunt of this so-called era of seamless communication. Women, across different age-groups, are being targeted by “Phone(…)
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(…)
A young woman jumped off the balcony of a first floor flat to escape the rapists who had assaulted her. Five men had raped the 30-year-old woman in East Delhi on Sunday. They were arrested after she managed to escape.
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(…)
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.
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.(…)
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(…)