EKTA, Chennai, collaborates with women's groups in southern states to launch the "Safe City for Women" drive.

 

August 29 - 30, 2012, a regional consultation on 'Safe Cities for Women' was organised and participated by more than 40 representatives from women's organisations from the five southern states. The consultation was conducted by Jagori and Sakhi in collaboration with EKTA to initiate the discussion on women's safety in public spaces of southern India. In the recent past many incidenece of sexual assualt, harassment has been reported in souther states, which has received no justice due to insensitive state structure and support mechanisms. the Consulation was to create a platform to start discussion on the issue and design collective startegies to address them.