WOMEN SAFETY

  • 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. ...
  • Crimes against women: Was PM Modi right in saying family values can prevent rape? September 22, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, the Prime Minister said, "The main thing is the girl child education....
  • CISF begins 'Operation Kali' to protect women in Delhi Metro September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: For safety of women commuters in Delhi Metro, paramilitary CISF has launched "Operation Kali" under which it will deploy a special squad of undercover female commandos who can neutralise a threat with innocuous objects like pen or hairpin. The security force has decided to launch this operation after it...
  • Police stations in Telengana to have 'women help desks' September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: A help desk will be set up in each of the police station in Telangana to assist women in distress. Director General of Police Anurag Sharma on Thursday announced setting up of 'Woman Help Desks' in police stations across the State. The DGP made the announcement after a meeting of...
  • Smriti Irani calls for safe atmosphere for women September 16, 2014

    Amritsar: Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday stressed on the need to create safe a atmosphere for women in the society. "There is a need to create safe atmosphere for women so that they can move freely and fearlessly in our society," she said, adding it would be possible only...
  • JNUSU polls result likely to be announced today September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The result for students' union polls of Jawaharlal Nehru University are expected to be announced on Sunday. More than 54 per cent students exercised their franchise in the students' union polls of JNU, where women's safety and hostel facilities surfaced as the key issues. While seven candidates from major...
  • Delhi: Lack of private toilets in Bawana put women at risk August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The residents of a slum in Bawana in the national capital have been forced to use community toilets as they do not have toilets within their homes. The denial of basic necessity also meant higher risk to women's safety. Women said that they do not feel safe...
  • SOS mobile app launched for women's safety August 10, 2014

    Kanpur: Women and girls in the city will soon be able to alert police control room and their family in hours of distress, thanks to a new mobile SOS app, which was launched here today. SSP Kanpur, K S Emanuel said that the motive behind designing the app is to bring...
  • SOS mobile app launched for women safety August 10, 2014

    Women and girls in the city will soon be able to alert police control room and their family in hours of distress, thanks to a new mobile SOS app, which was launched here on Saturday. SSP Kanpur, K S Emanuel said that the motive behind designing the app is to bring...
  • Girls disappear in UP after 6pm: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar July 25, 2014

    He meant to highlight the safety of his state, but Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has scripted a potential controversy by saying that girls "disappear" in Uttar Pradesh if they are out in the evening. "Any girl can walk without fear on Goa streets even at midnight. But in Uttar Pradesh,...
  • BJP, JDU MLAs come to blows in Bihar Assembly July 24, 2014

    Patna: Some Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal United MLAs came to blows in the Bihar Vidhan Parishad during a discussion on women safety on Thursday. The clash took place following a heated argument over questions raised by BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi. Modi was the deputy chief minister and finance...
  • Railway Budget 201415: Special steps to be taken for safety of women in trains July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Special steps are being taken and instructions issued to ensure safety of women travelling alone in all classes of trains, Railways Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said on Tuesday. Introducing the Railway Budget 201415, Gowda said that in order to ensure security of ladies travelling alone, special instructions are being...
  • Rajnath takes up women's safety with Delhi Police June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday discussed law and order, women's safety, antiterror measures and community policing with Delhi Police officials and assured them help to modernise the force. "I discussed with senior police officials about how can we modernise Delhi Police to tackle the law and order problems...
  • CJ Show: A mother demands punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old daughter. June 8, 2014

    CJ Nirmala, a community correspondent with Video Volunteers at Ranchi, met a mother whose three year old daughter was sexually assaulted by a 25 year old man who is known for carrying out crimes against women in the region. After repeated appeals by woman to seek justice and punishment for...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 8, 2014

    This week, a mother demands strong punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old baby,a teacher picks up CJ mike to appeal the Jammu and Kashmir government for better facilities and remuneration at mobile season schools in the state, a young dancer from Bangalore wants stronger...
  • Japan, US back UN programme to stop sexual violence in Delhi April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Japan and the US on Sunday announced their support to the United Nation's 'Safe City Programme' in Delhi aimed at preventing sexual violence against women in the national capital. The announcement was made during US President Barack Obama's visit to Tokyo and after his meeting with the Japanese Prime...
  • Power of 49: Women demand more public safety April 14, 2014

    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 April 10, 2014

    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 from...
  • Open Mike: Does any political party really care for the safety of women? April 7, 2014

    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? March 25, 2014

    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 March 4, 2014

    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. This...
  • Congress stages walkout from Chattisgarh Assembly over rape of minor tribal girls February 20, 2014

    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 staterun residential schoolsand hostels. Congress MLA Shankar Dhruva raised the issue of the rapeof minor tribal girls in a governmentrun residential schoolat Jhaliyamari Village in Kanker...
  • Rs 1000 cr more for Nirbhaya fund, but existing funds not utilised yet February 19, 2014

    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 February 7, 2014

    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, and...
  • e Lounge: Katrina talks about the detective story of 'Jagga Jasoos' February 5, 2014

    Katrina Kaif whose films have been getting delayed one after the other, is making use of her time with brand endorsements. In an interview to CNNIBN, the actress said, "The most important thing about the film is the director's approach, there is no director like Anurag Basu, his vision and...
  • Mallika Sherawat speaks for women's safety January 5, 2014

    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' and...
  • CJ Show: Women in Thiruvananthapuram feel unsafe at night December 22, 2013

    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. ...