Safecity Blogs

A Tale of Two Indias

Anushka Gole is an MA candidate in the Communication and Development studies program at Ohio University. Prior to joining the madness called graduate school, she worked as a Communications Manager at Atma, an education non-profit based in Mumbai. She loves writing, learning [...]Read more

Empty

Nidhisha- “I am a soul on fire, a warrior at peace, and a burning light that won’t fade away.” Nidhisha is a blogger volunteering with Safecity, she is an active contributor to ‘The Writer’s Movement.’ Empty I entered the room to find her sitting on the dining table sipping from [...]Read more

Don’t Blame It On Me

“You’re not allowed to leave the home after 8 p.m.” her father shouted the words at her. They hit her like a sharp blade. “But why?” she asked desperately, even though in her heart, she knew the answer. “Because you’re a girl and this city is unsafe for girls at night.” His [...]Read more

Speak Up

Hey reader! Do me a favour and just shut your eyes for a moment. And think about how much has changed in the past fifty years in this country. From lungis to trousers, from ghagras to hot pants- there has been a huge transition, hasn’t there? Well. Allow me to burst your [...]Read more

Within ME!

Few months back I participated in a candle light protest against the verdict of the Delhi Rape Case, in which one of guilty was proved juvenile and he was sentenced to 3 years in the Juvenile School. I am sure most of us do not agree to this verdict, but this is the irony of […]Read more
 

Freedom- freely doomed

Sitting down and wondering what my first thought this morning was and what followed, I realized I have an extensive mental checklist that can give a running to even the president’s checklist of scheduled meetings. As I begin my day, I am involuntarily ticking imaginary boxes. [...]Read more
 

Stalking- what and why?

Stalking is a very common word nowadays. It’s heard everywhere, from news channels to everyday language; especially by youngsters (they use the word when they go through people’s internet profiles), and in many different contexts. But what exactly is stalking? According to the [...]Read more

Brothel No. 64

I once visited GB road area which is near the New Delhi Railway station. Lot of my pervert friends suggested me to pay a visit. Roaming there casually, I initially saw 2-3 Police check posts and a primary school which puzzled me if it was really the Biggest Red Light Area of [...]Read more

Tips that women can take for personal safety

1) What should a woman do if she finds herself alone in the company of a strange male as she prepares to enter a lift in a high-rise apartment late at night? … Experts Say: Enter the lift. If you need to reach the 13th floor, press all the buttons up to your destination. No [...]Read more

How do you know that you are in danger?

How to know that you are in danger? For decades, scholars have disagreed about what kinds of behavior count as crime. Is it simply a violation of the criminal law? Is it behavior that causes serious harm? Is the seriousness affected by how many people are harmed and does it make [...]Read more
 

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