Free of Violence Safe Metropolitan Spaces for Women and Girls: A Study in Delhi

Another study on ‘Violence- Free Safe Metropolitan Spceas for women and girls in Delhi’ was carried out supported by Indian Council For Social Science Research’. It focuses on violence in the public domain, including sexual harassment; staring, physical and sexual assault, rape, stalking, passing lewd comments etc. Women and girls experience various forms of sexual harassment

molestation and violence in public spaces, and often fail to report it due to fear of censure or restriction of movement by their families, or simply because they believe the issue would be trivialised by the police. Report brings out some concrete sugegstions and recommendations on gender sensitization, socialization of boys to respect women and treat women as equal partners and equal citizens.

Girls expression of sexual and reproductive experiences through Art (Photo Credit: Victoria Nivedita).