Women Safety

  • Delhi: Lack of private toilets in Bawana put women at risk 3 days ago

    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 2014-15: 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 2014-15, 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, anti-terror 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 a walkout from the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly while accusing the state government of its "failure" to ensure security of girl inmates of the state-run residential schools and hostels. Congress MLA Shankar Dhruva raised the issue of the rape of minor tribal girls in a government-run residential school at Jhaliyamari Village in Kanker...
  • Rs 1000 cr more for Nirbhaya fund, but existing funds not utilised yet February 20, 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 CNN-IBN, 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. ...
  • Take all necessary steps to ensure safety of women: Vasundhara Raje tells officials December 21, 2013

    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 which...
  • Watch: Tips and tricks of self defence for women December 12, 2013

    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 November 20, 2013

    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 September 12, 2013

    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? September 4, 2013

    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 September 2, 2013

    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 August 30, 2013

    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 Udepur that 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 and...
  • CJ Jasmeen fights street sexual harrasment August 26, 2013

    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 August 26, 2013

    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. ...