February, 2016

Endometriosis Awareness

Our Twitter Curator, Prerna @tweet_prerna, held a Tweetchat on February 27, 2016 on Endometriosis. It’s a disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus — the endometrium — grows outside your uterus (endometrial implant). Check out the informative [...]Read more

Safecity Emerging Leader: Jessica

Safecity is celebrating the journey of people who have emerged as leaders as our campaigns progressed in their communities through our blog series “Safecity Emerging Leaders“. Read the inspiring stories of these individuals who are passionate about making their neighbourhoods [...]Read more

Know Our Team: A Rights Based Approach to Safety

Know Our Team is a series that attempts to bring to you the stories of our team, share our experiences, why we do what we do and special moments that have left an indelible mark in each of our lives.  Anu Salelkar is a Program and Outreach Officer with Safecity based in Mumbai [...]Read more

Sexism in Pop Culture & Life

Our Twitter Curator last week, Fairy Dharawat held a TweetChat on ‘Sexism in Pop Culture and our Daily Life’ on February 20, 2016. Here’s the interesting exchange that took place. View the story “Sexism in Pop Culture & Life.” on Storify That [...]Read more

Volunteer Experience: Community Art Project on Women’s Safety and Empowerment

Invited by the US Consulate General, Mumbai, American mural artist and educator Joel Bergner, local artist Krishna Sharma, and local students, including some volunteers from Safecity worked together to create a stunning mural with a women’s empowerment theme for the Kala Ghoda [...]Read more


Nidhisha Korishettar “I am a soul on fire, a warrior at peace, and a burning light that won’t fade away.” __________________________________________________________________________________________ Survival ….. To all the women out there who are stronger than the demons [...]Read more

Safecity Know Your Rights Workshop at Kehkasha

On the 13th of February, Safecity was invited to be a part of ‘Kehkasha – a galaxy of stars’ an endeavor by Avanti Foundation and The Blue Ribbon Movement to bring together thousands of girls who have walked through the journey of leadership. Safecity conducted an hour long “Know [...]Read more

First Safecity Youth Workshops in Bangalore

  On February 6, 2016 Safecity was invited to conduct two workshops on “Gender Sensitivity and Sexual Harassment” at Alliance University in Bangalore with 16 students from B.Com Sem II and 47 students from Sem VI students. The sessions began with a small activity on [...]Read more

Safecity Workshop with Community Women in Dharavi

On the 1st of February, Safecity was invited by MAVIM to conduct a workshop on gender and sexual violence with 19 women at Dharavi. This workshop was done as a part of a training of women in the community to build a self help group. Before this workshop, they had opened up Bank [...]Read more

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