Women’s safety hangs by a button

Cab companies and state and city transport organizations have not prioritized fitting GPS panic buttons in their vehicles. Karnataka Transport Department has not ensured the fitting of Global Positioning System (GPS) panic buttons in public service transport raising safety concerns amongst women passengers. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) had mandated the installation of […]

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Safer Neighbourhood Action Program Launched

The NGO Durga is implementing several safety measures in the city. By Saloni Arora Bengaluru, Nov. 18, 2018. Durga, an NGO in Bangalore, is going to launch the SNAP (Safer Neighbourhood Action Program) project in the city. Under the project, they will be introducing three- course syllabus structured around gender conversations and sexual harassment, especially in […]

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