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5 Easy self-defence moves every woman must know

If you ever find yourself in an alarming situation, use these tactics and fight back for self-defence


Women-Oriented Planning and Zoning Policy

On 14th September, Nidhi Gulati @gulatinidhi conducted a tweetchat on the importance of Women-Oriented Planning and Zoning Policy. The chat began by asking the audience members the last planning/zoning/building code hurdle they  had to combat and the new policies they would like to see proposed that can address women’s safety and prosperity. She asked the participants […]


A Schoolgirl’s Ordeal

When we conduct awareness workshops in schools, colleges and communities, many share their stories with us. For some, it is the first time they are breaking their silence about the harassment they have experienced. While maintaining the confidentiality and their privacy, we want to share their stories with you. The characters are fictitious but their […]


Visits to a community in Delhi

Titas Ghosh is the Program and Outreach Officer at Delhi. She is a Political Science graduate who completed her Masters in Women’s Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She gained experience working for a feminist organisation in Mumbai, as part of her Masters’ course-related fieldwork, that works with self-help groups in communities. Apart from […]


Save the Boy Child- Save the Girls

Kartika Puri, an undergraduate student at Ashoka University, explores writerly migrations between the spheres of art, society, and politics. Save the Boy Child- Save the Girls It is an unfortunate truism that sexual harassment and assault remains a widespread problem. Innumerous measures have been undertaken to effectively address it. More police officers are deployed on […]


Celebrating International Youth Day 2018 with students at Shades of Happiness

This Youth Day, Safecity organised 2 workshops in collaboration with Shades of Happiness a youth driven NGO which aims at providing basic education and development opportunities to under-privileged children. The workshop was based on the agenda of safe spaces which is the topic of this year’s Youth Day.               […]


Engaging Men and Boys to Achieve Gender Equality

On Friday, 24th August, The Gender Lab @TheGenderLab conducted a tweetchat on the importance of involving and engaging men and boys to achieve gender equality. The chat began by first asking the audience to share their understanding of Toxic Masculinity and instances from their lives when they were affected by it. Many of them shared their experiences […]


Tips on how to deal with workplace harassment

If you face harassment at your workplace or someone you know does, here’s what you should do to act against it.


Gender and Public Spaces

On Friday 7th September, Priyali Sur @priyalisur conducted a tweetchat on the different aspects of gender in public spaces. The chat began by talking about the intersections between gender and social identities like caste, religion, region, race, sexuality, etc and the discrimination it causes. The curator invited her audience to share examples and instances they […]


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How I did it

Rahila Khan

I am a single mother of one. I lost my husband just 5 years into my marriage. Life has been a struggle for me, but I have managed it and today I have no complaints. 

I was a young widow with a 3 year old son when my husband passed away due to a heart attack. My parents were my rock… Read more

Piya Sharma
Chartered Accountant

I am a CA by profession. As my training has taught me, investing is a big part of my financial strategy. I am slightly risk-averse and invest heavily in mutual funds, FDs and ULIPs. I stay away from the stock market. 

As the household expenses are taken care of by my husband, I use most… Read more

Rajesh Singh
Corporate Executive

Growing up I did not have much other than the bare necessities. Though my mom tried her best, she could not fulfil our wishes. I always knew I had to study and improve my life. Today, I own a bike, a car and my own humble house. This has only been possible because of my prudent wife.

We… Read more

Suraj Chandwani
Gas Station Owner

I like to work hard and live a good life. I want to give the best to my wife and son, as well as my parents who live with us. I own a gas station in the suburbs of Mumbai. I had taken a loan to set up my business. So a major chunk of my earnings goes in repaying the loan. I also have a car loan… Read more