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Free To Be A Girl: Making cities safer for girls and young women by designing with them (not for them)

Today is International #DayoftheGirl and what better way to acknowledge the day than to enable young women and girls to have an input into how their cities are experienced (and designed). Free to Be i... read more

Centre approves Rs 2,900 crore to make cities safer for women

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday approved projects worth over Rs 2,900 crore under the Nirbhaya fund for eight major cities of the country in a bid to make them safer for women. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkat... read more

How can we make the world’s cities safer for women and girls?

Caroline Moser is Emeritus Professor at the University of Manchester and Editor of 'Gender, asset Accumulation and Just cities (Routledge). She is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Chidren Change Colo... read more

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OP-ED: Making Cities Safe for Women and Girls

In 2012, two high-profile cases ignited public outrage in their nations, which spread around the world: the shooting of Pakistani schoolgirl and girls’ education activist Malala, and the gang-rape on ... read more


AHF engage stakeholders to make school safe for girls

Young girls had been asked to send in an essay on “ Making Schools Safe Spaces for Girls” with focus on the roles each stakeholder is expected to perform, he stated. He added that the winners of the c... read more

Expert Survey: Girls' Safety in Cities across the World

While many cities are safe for girls to be out on their own or on public transport ... Many others made it clear that girls and young women never or hardly ever participate in decision-making about sa... read more

How to Get Leadership Right, According to the CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

We think that women deserve to have access to modern, safe, and effective contraception. But the policies in the United States, and what’s called the Mexico City rule, make it more challenging for us ... read more

Crowd-Sourced Data and a Mobile Phone Application Are Making Cities Safer for Women

The NUA aligns with SDG 11 on making ... a Girl’ involving over 1,000 adolescent girls from 5 cities across the world reveals that fear of sexual violence is creating ‘no-go areas’ for girls. Only 3.3 ... read more

City of Prescott aims to make downtown events safer

At other busy intersections, Police Lt. Jon Brambila points out that the city uses either garbage/dump trucks or rented water-filled “Jersey barriers” to block off streets from vehicular traffic. The ... read more

Public places are not safe for girls, says IIM-Calcutta survey

Similar notion was true for their male counterparts. “Even social media, it seems, is not a safe place for girls. They are trolled and harassed to an extreme degree,” said a second-year IIM-C student, ... read more

Centre approves Rs 2,900 crore under Nirbhaya fund to make cities safer for women

NEW DELHI: The Centre today approved projects worth over Rs 2,900 crore under the Nirbhaya fund for eight major cities of the country in a bid to make them safer for women ... the latest Nation news w... read more



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