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Gender equality in India among worst in world: UN

Times of India - 15 March 2013
The new UNDP report, released on Thursday, ranks India 136th out of 186 countries, five ranks below post-war Iraq, on the HDI. The HDI is a composite indicator composed of three equally weighted measures for education, health and income.

Safety project makes stretch unsafe

Times of India - 14 March 2013
The pilot project, with women's safety as a key element, was planned in 2009 as an example of gender sensitivity but was executed only partially by the erstwhile MCD before the Games and never taken up again. Around 44% of the women pedestrians surveyed in 2009 by Jagori, an NGO, said they had been victims of some form of sexual harassment in piblic spaces.The situation doesn't seem to have changed much since then.

Token steps meaningless

Times of India - 14 March 2013
Kalpana Viswanath sharing her views on the results of safety audit conducted by Jagori and speaking out on solutions for making our city a safer and secure place.

Nehru Place: Unfriendly and dangerous

Times of India - 14 March 2013
People share their stories of being unsafe in the public spaces at or around Nehru Place.

International Women's Day: HT-C fore Survey

Hindustan Times - 09 March 2013
The survey was conducted in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Patna, Ranchi and Jaipur and adjoining rural areas between 4th and 7th March 2013.

Delhi women waiting for a fair deal

Times of India - 08 March 2013
TOI checked with Delhi's women to see how well the city delivers on their aspirations. Despite the long list of platitudes & measures dished out in their name, women face daily challenges of security & discrimination on the streets, at work and at home.

Unsafe women prefer to stay at home

Times of India - 07 March 2013
With the rampant increase in cases of crime, women in the twin districts of Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nagar are feeling insecure and prefer to keep themselves to the confines of their homes. Worried over the poor law and order, residents are planning to hold a protest against police