Jagori in the news

"Me Too" throws light on cities' unsafe spaces

18-10-2017 | Ambika Pandit | Times of India (TNN)

Studies by Jagori and UN Women in 2010, as well as real-time data by Safetipin seem to tally with #MeToo tweets on social media showing that sexual harassment is faced in public spaces and transport.

Vrindavan widows need jobs, not new remarriage law: Member of SC Panel

17-10-2017 | Debayan Roy | News18.com

The Supreme Court committee on the widows of Vrindavan, slated to submit its report by November 30, plans to prioritise measures addressing cultural marginalisation, social discrimination and economic deprivation.

SC: Give up stereotypical views on widows

11-08-2017 | Ashok K.M. | Livelaw News Network

Supreme Court intervenes to form a committee of lawyers, activists and NGO nominees to study reports and provide a plan to rehabilitate widows in ashrams across the country so that they can live with dignity.

SC says Centre’s roadmap on widows not enough

20-07-2017 |  | Livelaw News Network

The Supreme Court has told the Centre that issues like national policy on empowerment of women, nourishment, sanitation and hygiene at shelter homes have not been addressed in its roadmap to improve the condition of widows. 

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