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Inside Haryana's gender sensitisation programme for bus conductors

All these initiatives will remain on paper until women feel "safe" to venture out of their homes

Till date, 6,000 drivers and conductors have been trained across 15 districts of Haryana. The remaining seven districts will be covered by November-end
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Till date, 6,000 drivers and conductors have been trained across 15 districts of Haryana. The remaining seven districts will be covered by November-end

Meghna Chadha
A casual Google search on the “number of  sexual assault cases” in Delhi-NCR throws up results that shock as well as enrage. Last week, the Delhi government announced it had installed over 200,000 streetlights across the dark corners of the city to make it safe for women to travel. Meanwhile, a private radio broadcaster ran a month-long initiative where the radio hosts discussed, argued and sought suggestions from Delhiites as well as those in power on how to make Delhi safe for women. 

All these initiatives will remain on paper until women feel “safe” to venture out of their homes. A

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First Published: Sep 28 2019 | 8:45 PM IST

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