WOMEN SAFETY

  • Take a Nap Campaign April 24, 2015

    In the demand for a true democracy, issues of women's safety and reclamation of public spaces have driven huge outcries. Citizen Journalist Jasmeen Patheja shows how taking a nap can be a reason for mounting queries and head-scratching. Shylaja Varma reports ...
  • New Delhi Municipal Council to impart self-defence training to women employees April 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In the wake of rising incidents of crime against women, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has decided to impart self-defence training to its female employees. "The civic body's security department and the workers union is organising a 10-day self-defence training programme for women employees," a senior NDMC official said. "The...
  • This girl reacts to someone trying to grope her and that is exactly what everyone should do March 11, 2015

    It can never be said enough that we are responsible for ourselves. If we get oppressed, it is nothing short of our duty to fight back. One can not expect others to help them out. One needs to take a stand for themselves and fight back.This video shows how a...
  • Let us put an end to domestic violence; women's safety begins at home March 10, 2015

    We talk of gender inequality and rape culture, be we rarely talk about from where it all seeps into the society. An important cause of all this is domestic violence. Nobody talks about it, but we all know it happens. It continues to exist, hidden from plain sight because we...
  • A woman does not need a man to make this world a safer place for herself; it is her own fight March 10, 2015

    One of the most relevant and important issues of our time, is women safety. It is no secret, that women safety is in need of serious repair all over the nation.But is it enough? Increasing safety through stricter laws and faster enforcement might help, but it won't change anyone's mentality....
  • Bengaluru: CJ Priya Varadarajan fight for women's safety February 19, 2015

    With women's safety becoming an important issue, Bengaluru has taken a step to make the city safer for women. Priya Varadarajan turns Citizen Journalist tells about the government buses in the city which will be fitted with an innovative alarm system. ...
  • Is women safety not a priority? February 9, 2015

    The latest statistics of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) states that every day 93 women are reported as having been raped in India, which shows that despite of countless vigil marches, "promises" to focus on women security and continuous ranting by us, women in India remain unsafe and the country...
  • 'If I were FM, I will allocate more funds for women safety' February 2, 2015

    Preparations are underway to present the annual Union Budget in Parliament, Madhubassini, who lives away from her family in Chennai feels a lot needs to be done for women safety. "The money allocated in previous budgets to the Nirbhaya Fund has not led to safer roads and public places for...
  • Delhi elections: BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi's 25 point blueprint for women's safety January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, BJP chief ministerial candidate and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Wednesday made the 25-point programme for women safety in the city. "I look fwd2 working w/ each of u to make this 25-point program successful in keeping our women safe," Bedi tweeted. Here are...
  • Women safety central issue, not full statehood for Delhi: Kiran Bedi January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after joining BJP, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Friday said that full statehood for Delhi was not the "central" issue even as she stressed on the need for ensuring women's security and cleanliness in the city. "I don't think this (full statehood) is a central issue...
  • Delhi demands: Safer streets for woman is our priority, says Delhi Police chief BS Bassi January 8, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, Delhi Police chief BS Bassi in an interaction with CNN-IBN discussed the law and order issues in the national capital. ...
  • Women's safety remains key issue for Delhiites in Assembly elections January 5, 2015

    After almost a year of President's rule, Delhi is gearing up for another round of elections. Unsafe roads, pollution, powerless homes, rising prices are some of the issues Delhiites want to be addressed by their leaders. But women's safety tops every list. Delhi Police statistics say that rape happens...
  • Citizen Journalist: Best photos and videos in 2014 December 29, 2014

    In 2014, Women who broke the conspiracy of silence, turned Citizen Journalists to report abuse, harassment and injustice and sent the messages of zero tolerance from across the country and continued to upload pictures through out the year. Here is a collection of the best CJ pictures and videos of...
  • Mumbai Police making women safety a priority this New Year's eve December 29, 2014

    Women safety is a big priority area this new year for policemen in Mumbai. Squads of women policemen will be deployed in crowded areas to keep a close look. Mumbai remains on high alert ahead of New Year's eve. ...
  • Taxi firm not to disclose customer information to drivers December 22, 2014

    Chennai: To enhance security and safety of women passengers, a city taxi operator on Monday said that it will not disclose their mobile numbers and other details to drivers, in the wake of alleged rape of a woman by an Uber cab driver in the national capital. Usually, when passengers...
  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses December 17, 2014

    Two years after the horrific Delhi gangrape, nothing seems to have changed. Not a single home guard could be seen on any bus as promised by the government. The GPS systems promised by the government have not been installed in the buses yet. ...
  • Freedom should have certain limits, feel worried mothers December 16, 2014

    Worried mothers feel that freedom should have certain limits. "Girls should not wear revealing clothes and should definitely not travel late night," feels one particular mother. ...
  • Self Defence December 16, 2014

    CJ Mrigangika gives tips for self defence to girls while in threat. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show December 16, 2014

    Watch the latest episode of the Citizen Journalist Show. ...
  • Assam Police raises special force Veerangana for women safety December 16, 2014

    Guwahati: After a video surfaced of a mob assaulting and molesting a woman on the streets of Guwahati in 2012 raising serious questions about the safety of women in North-east's biggest city, the Assam Police raised the special force of women officers. Armed with guns and ready to strike, they call...
  • Chennai safer than other cities, says a resident December 16, 2014

    A student from Chennai felt that the city was relatively safer as compared to other cities. She said, "But there are incidents of sexual abuse that may not make it to the media because Chennai is a conservative city and women may not not want to report it. But it...
  • Cyberabad Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women's safety December 15, 2014

    Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand lists the steps taken by the department, including increase in CCTV cameras, more check posts, to ensure safety and security of women. Anand said, "Safety of women is of prime concern for which RTC buses have been introduced. There has been a check on private...
  • Chennai: Men stare, stalk undercover reporter in jeans in broad daylight December 15, 2014

    In a small experiment, an undercover reporter takes to the Ranganathan street, one of the busiest markets in Chennai, to do a status check of women's safety on the roads. "It is 11 in the morning and most shops have just opened. I am wearing a long top and jeans....
  • Kerala government promotes 'She taxis' by women to protect them from sexual assaults December 12, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In an initiative by the Kerala government, a unique model of a taxi service for women by women for the safety of women passengers has been adopted by the state. In the wake of the recent incident of rape by a Uber car driver, initiatives like this can be...
  • After Delhi rape, service providers stress on need for psychometric tests on drivers December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After protests over the horrific rape of a young woman by an Uber driver, cab providers are finally waking up to the need to ensure better safety for women. Traditional cab service providers are also planning to make regular calls to women passengers travelling alone at night to...
  • Hyderabad: Sliding doors in buses to segregate men, women to stop harassment in public transport December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Harassment of women in public transport is a growing menace. The tragic rape and murder of the Delhi braveheart in a moving bus was an incident that shook the nation. In an effort to stop such incidents and to ensure safety of women, the city buses in Hyderabad...
  • Telangana government to set up 24-hour helpline for women's safety November 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Setting up a 24-hour helpline, enhancing policing and effective implementation of IT Act are among measures being proposed by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for women's safety. The helpline should have the toll free number '181', he suggested during a review meeting on women's safety, as per a release...
  • When will suggestions on women safety be implemented: HC asks Maharashtra government October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday sought to know from Maharashtra government as to when would it implement all the recommendations of the Justice (retd) CS Dharmadhikari committee on measures to ensure safety of women. The High Court was informed that 109 recommendations of the...
  • Watch: Alia Bhatt's viral short film on women's safety shows it isn't impossible for women to be dropped home safely at night. Or is it? October 21, 2014

    Vikas Bahl, the director of the superhit Bollywood film 'Queen' has created a short film titled 'Going Home' starring Alia Bhatt, in association with fashion magazine 'Vogue'. The video talks about women's safety and questions if we can give women the perfect world they believe exists.Alia Bhatt is shown driving...
  • The Citizen Journalist show September 29, 2014

    We bring you stories that citizens' send us from around the country. ...