Women Safety

  • Of Modi, Rahul, Ambedkar and women

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    Last week, Narendra Modi, just like Rahul Gandhi some weeks ago, was all over the media assuring people that his party will make India safer...

  • Power of 49: Women demand more public safety 14-04-2014 08:06 PM

    Women are demanding more safety and security as there's been an increase in the number of rape, molestation cases. ...
  • AAP unveils Mumbai manifesto, vows to decriminalise gay sex 10-04-2014 09:23 PM

    Mumbai: Decriminalisation of gay sex by repealing section 377 of IPC, bringing more women officers in police force and "zero tolerance" towards crimes against women are some of the promises made by Aam Aadmi Party which on Thursday unveiled its Mumbai-centric "sankalp patra". "Mumbai is special(in itself),"activist-turned-politician and AAP's candidate...
  • Open Mike: Does any political party really care for the safety of women? 07-04-2014 08:52 PM

    Ever since the brutal Delhi gangrape of December 2012, our national discourse has been dominated by the quest for gender justice for security of women. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi as part of a special series 'Open Mike' to take...
  • CJ Show: What do ordinary women think about safety in Delhi? 25-03-2014 12:41 PM

    What do ordinary women think about safety in Delhi? This is a collaborative report by Citizen Journalist and Youth Ki Awaaz. ...
  • Delhi's women helpline to be disconnected, Sheila attacks Kejriwal 04-03-2014 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: A women's safety helpline set up by former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit following the brutal gangrape of a young medical student in December 2012, is now being disconnected. Dikshit said she was disappointed to see the way this helpline was being handled. "I'm extremely pained and disappointed....
  • Congress stages walkout from Chattisgarh Assembly over rape of minor tribal girls 20-02-2014 08:02 PM

    Opposition Congress on Thursday staged awalkout from the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly whileaccusing the state government of its "failure" to ensuresecurity of girl inmates of the state-run residential schoolsand hostels. Congress MLA Shankar Dhruva raised the issue of the rapeof minor tribal girls in a government-run residential schoolat Jhaliyamari Village in...
  • Rs 1000 cr more for Nirbhaya fund, but existing funds not utilised yet 19-02-2014 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday promised additional Rs 1,000 crore for the Nirbhaya fund in the interim Budget 2014. But members of the Nirbhaya task force allege that the existing funds are not being utilised at all. They say nothing has been done to empower women's safety...
  • Delhi government to take measures to ensure safety of women 07-02-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the Delhi government is set to launch Mahila Suraksha Dal (MSD) to ensure safety of women, Delhi's Women and Child Development Minister, Rakhi Birla on Friday said a change in mindset is imperative to bring about gender equity. "Change in mindset is prerequisite for gender equity,...
  • Mallika Sherawat speaks for women's safety 05-01-2014 02:43 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Mallika Sherawat feels there is a strong need to address women's safety and security. "Right now as we speak, there's a woman suffering abuse! Every minute we don't do something, effects the life of a woman!" Mallika tweeted Sunday. Mallika, who has featured in movies like 'Murder'...
  • CJ Show: Women in Thiruvananthapuram feel unsafe at night 22-12-2013 04:45 PM

    The lack of safe public transport post sunset has unnerved many working women in Thiruvananthapuram. They feel that the city is unsafe and unfriendly for them. ...
  • Take all necessary steps to ensure safety of women: Vasundhara Raje tells officials 21-12-2013 08:23 AM

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday directed government officials to ensure safety of women in the state. She asked the officials to take swift and stern action in cases of atrocities against women. Following her directions, a meeting chaired by the officiating chief secretary was held on Friday in...
  • Watch: Tips and tricks of self defence for women 12-12-2013 11:46 AM

    It's been almost a year since the gruesome gangrape and murder of a student in Delhi but even a year later the safety of women still remains a big concern. Payal Aggarwal, a resident of Delhi and a martial arts expert, turns citizen journalist to give you some easy tips...
  • She Taxi: Kerala government's pink and white all-women taxis 20-11-2013 09:28 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: An all-women taxi service has been launched by the Kerala government to ensure safe travel for women at all hours. These 24/7 'She Taxi' services are driven and owned by women. The white and pink taxis driven by women will be seen moving around Thiruvananthapuram soon. Owned and run...
  • CJ Show: Justice for my daughter 08-09-2013 04:30 PM

    A young woman was allegedly raped and murdered in Jind Haryana, where she had gone to write her exams. Her father turns CJ to fight for her justice. He claims that her daughter was raped and murdered while the autopsy reports have ruled out sexual assault. ...
  • Face The People: Is a dress code necessary for safety of women? 04-09-2013 11:55 PM

    With crime against women on the rise, Chennai colleges and Delhi University has imposed a dress code for girl students. They have been asked not to wear sleeveless tops, shorts and similar clothes. ...
  • Mystery shrouds death of a dalit girl in Haryana 02-09-2013 05:51 PM

    The death of a 20-year-old Dalit girl in Jind Haryana has sparked massive demonstrations against the alleged rape and murder of the girl. While the police continues to maintain it as a case of suicide, three post-mortems reports so far haven't provided any clarity either. CJ's Runjhun Sharma goes on...
  • If women feel unsafe, we shouldn't call ourselves 'mard': Narendra Modi 30-08-2013 11:07 PM

    Chota Udepur:Saying that protection of "mothers and sisters" was a big issue before the Indian society, Gujarat Chief Minister on Friday said in Chota Udepurthat if women were feeling insecure, the Indian men had no right to call themselves "mard" (manly). "In the country of Sita and Savitris....protection of mothers...
  • CJ Jasmeen fights street sexual harrasment 26-08-2013 11:58 AM

    CJ Jasmeen Patheja turns the focus away from what women wear. She invites women to fight sexual harassment, they face on the streets, in a novel way - by donating the clothes in which they have faced such nuisance. ...
  • CJs fight for a safe public transport for women 26-08-2013 10:53 AM

    CJ's Swati Shahi and Shruti Gupta reveal how safety rules for women are being openly flouted in Delhi metro and DTC buses. They appeal for a safer public transport for women. ...
  • CJ Show: How safe is Mumbai for women? 26-08-2013 10:41 AM

    A victim of sexual harassment in Mumbai narrates her story of how she was subjected to sexual advances on a Mumbai street. She believes that women shouldn't hesitate in reporting such incidents to police and their parents. ...
  • CJ Show: A Women photojournalists ordeal 26-08-2013 10:31 AM

    Anshika Verma-A photojournalist based in Delhi has faced harassment while on assignments in the city. Watch the story as she narrates her ordeal. ...
  • CJ Show: Do you feel safe in your city? 25-08-2013 08:18 PM

    We asked women if they feel safe in their city. Here is what they had to say ...
  • The CJ Show: Womens Safety Special 25-08-2013 08:11 PM

    After the horrific rape of a young woman in Mumbai, our focus returns on the issue of women's safety. In this show, we hear from women who encounter street harassment and other safety related issues. ...
  • Govt to seek suggestions from journos on women's safety: Patil 23-08-2013 08:56 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government will seek suggestions from the journalists for improving the safety of women in the state, Home Minister R R Patil, who is under fire following the gangrape of a photojournalist, said on Friday evening. Also, owners of deserted and disputed premises in the city will be asked...
  • The Citizen Journalist show 23-08-2013 06:55 PM

    After the horrific rape of a young woman in Mumbai, our focus returns on the issue of women's safety.In our upcoming show, we hear from women who face street harassment and other right violations. Also, watch out for our Google+ hangout with CJ's, your pictures and videos and much more....
  • Ensure safety of women: PM's Raksha Bandhan message 20-08-2013 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday used the occasion of Rakhi to urge the people to commit themselves to ensuring the safety and security of women in the country. The festival of Raksha Bandhan is an occasion to strengthen the bonds of love and affection within our family...
  • Karnataka government notifies rules for employing women in bars 09-07-2013 10:37 PM

    Karnataka government informed the High Court that women bar employees should be at least 21 years old. The government also said that women working in bars and restaurants should be clad in trousers and full sleeved shirts. ...
  • West Bengal: CJI for strict action for crimes against women 30-06-2013 12:45 AM

    Kolkata: In the wake of the recent spate of crimes against women in West Bengal, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday asked the administration to deal firmly with the cases and ensure proper investigation of the crimes. "As long as the administration is not strictly dealing with such...
  • WB govt not keen to tackle crimes against women: Madhura Chakraborty 19-06-2013 05:48 PM

    Madura Chakraborty was part of a women's group which went to submit a memorandum to Mamata Banerjee to demand better protection for women in West Bengal and suitable prosecution of perpetrators of sexual violence in view of the spurt in crimes against women in the state. Instead, the women, some...