Gurgaon, Jan 30 IANS | 9 months ago

Better urban planning, community involvement, reliable public transport systems, better street lights and active street life are some factors that can bolster women's safety and security in cities, participants at a workshop here on the issue said.

The workshop was organised by Citizens' Initiative, Gurgaon First in association with mobile application for women safety called Safetipin.

Speaking at the event, Joint Commissioner of Police Bharti Arora informed participants about the new laws and safety initiatives taken by the police.

"Cases of rape often go unreported due to fear and indignation from society. Many cases that are reported are withdrawn later. In such cases, police are helpless," she said.

Arora said that in the last one year, only 98 cases of harassment of women were reported from the city, but noted that this figure "does not reflect the real number of cases".

The workshop was attended by residents, representatives of corporates, NGOs, Residents' Welfare Associations as well as key Gurgaon-based citizen initiatives such as JAFRA, Gurgaon Citizen Council, Mission Gurgaon Development, I am Gurgaon, Gurgaon Moms and We the People.

(Posted on 30-01-2014)

Share This Page:

Post your comments

Information on States of India:

Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal


Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |


Alappuzha | Ernakulam | Idukki | Kannur | Kasaragod | Kollam | Kottayam | Kozhikode | Malappuram | Palakkad | Pathanamthitta | Thiruvananthapuram | Thrissur | Wayanad |


Airports of India | Districts of India | India Pilgrim Centers | Tourism Map of India | National Highways in India | India Railway Routes |


Ahmadabad | Bangalore | Chennai | Coimbatore | Delhi | Hyderabad/Secunderabad | Kochi | Kolkata | Mumbai | Pondicherry | Pune | Surat |