August, 2019


Honour Killing: The Concealed Evil

‘Honour killings’- the term that describes the incidents of violence and harassment caused by a person to the individual or couple who intends to marry, or has been married against the wishes of the family members or the community. How serious is this issue? Honour [...]Read more

Workshop Trainings for Safecity Volunteers in Delhi

  In order to acquire knowledge and skills in delivering workshops on gender-based issues like Sexual Harassment, Safe sex and the likes, our Youth Outreach Officer from Delhi organised a 5-day training between 2nd August and 21st August. The 7 participants, the volunteers [...]Read more

Know Our Team – The Journey

    Vanshika Siya Deswal, an English Honors graduate from Delhi University, has been a part of Safecity family for more than 3 years and leading Delhi’s team of volunteers as Youth Outreach Officer for a year.    It seems like Safecity has been with me through both [...]Read more

5 rights every woman should know about

Milan Mamachan is pursuing Mass Communication (3rd year) from IP University. He is interested in reading novels, wants to travel as much as possible and pursue a doctorate.   Molestation is a heinous act and a gross violation of someone’s privacy and safety. In India, [...]Read more

A fun session on Consent

On 10th August, 2019, New Delhi, our Youth Outreach Officer from Delhi, Vanshika Deswal conducted a short session and conversation around consent and body autonomy with 9 students of Shades of Happiness. The half an hour session included games on trust-building, body autonomy and [...]Read more

Teaching ‘Touching Safety rules’ to boys

Naina Jha conducted a workshop for the male students of class 4th & 5th of DAV Public School, BSEB Colony, Patna on 1st August, 2019. It was attended by 350 boys. The workshop began by asking the boys to name their body parts. Only two boys named the private body parts. [...]Read more

Maternal Health and taboos

Indian Women blog (@indianwomenblog) curated Safecity’s Twitter handle @pinthecreep from 5 August to 10 August with the theme ‘Maternal health and taboos’. On 5th August, the discussion revolved around ‘Building crèches on Construction sites: Grassroot [...]Read more

Young Women Empowerment

On 2nd August 2019, Karishma Jangid hosted a Tweetchat curated by Abdul Mufeez Shaheed @abdulmshaheed about “Young women empowerment”. The chat began by discussing the different barriers that limit young women from achieving their potential, be it at home, in schools, or even in [...]Read more

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