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Ensure safety, rights of women, Pranab says in Women's Day message

Times of India - 08 March 2013
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said International Women's Day is an opportunity to dedicate ourselves to ensuring the safety and security of women.

Delhi HC seeks report from civic agencies on toilets for women

Times of India - 08 March 2013
NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Friday sought status report from civic agencies on the condition of toilets for women in the city.

Risks remain on Saket’s mall mile

Times of India - 09 March 2013
Nirbhaya case has made the system more responsive to women, but a long road lies ahead.Back on the december 16 route, checking the loopholes.

Cops visible, but will they really help?

Times of India - 09 March 2013
NEW DELHI: Some youths pass lewd remarks at a group of girls while overtaking their car at night. The girls call 100. The youths are caught, a case is registered , and they are arrested. This is a real incident from post-Nirbhaya Delhi.

A danger at every turn : UTTIPEC audit

Times of India - 10 March 2013
The lieutenant governor has now directed all civic agencies to implement specific recommendations from the UTTIPEC study. The findings of the audit will also be used to prepare "women's safety guidelines", to be shared with all the civic agencies.

96% women feel unsafe after sunset in Delhi: Survey

Times of India - 07 March 2013
Nine out of 10 women in the national capital feel that Delhi is unsafe or very unsafe for them. Two-thirds have experienced misbehaviour on the city's streets. Two-thirds work in offices where there is no mechanism to deal with sexual harassment. Close to half feel they were discriminated against during the division of parental property.

Now, human rights and gender studies elective in Class XI

Times of India - 07 March 2013
NEW DELHI: From this academic session, Class XI will have human rights and gender studies as an elective subject. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will introduce the subject in Classes XI and XII as a pilot course in 50 schools on a first-come-first-served basis. It will be offered with any combination of three other electives and a language.