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Many women have no say in marriage

19-03-2014 | Rukmini S | The Hindu

The latest India Human Development Survey (IHDS), conducted by the National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER) revealed some interesting statistics on woman's autonomy in gender and religion, economic, development and social spheres of life.

How women view India’s cities

11-12-2013 | FP Staff | Firstpost.India

A year after the horrific Delhi gangrape which raised questions about women safety in national capital and across the country, a survey has found that most women perceive smaller cities to be safer from them. And they still perceive Delhi as the most unsafe city to live in despite all the measures taken.

Well lit places ensures safety without fear of violence or assault

10-09-2013 | Kalpana Viswanath | The Times of India

City planning needs to focus on the usage of space and infrastructure at public spaces in order to make them safe for women. This would entail having streets that are well lit and well used, easily available and good public transport, and public spaces that promote usage in addition to a responsive police system and efficient service providers.

Institutions liable for safety of women in public places

08-03-2013 | Neha Sethi | live mint and the Wall Street Journal

Institutional agencies that are in charge of urban planning and implementation will now have a set of guidelines to ensure the safety of women on the roads; they will be held accountable for lapses that lead to incidents of violence against women.