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I can’t remember the first time I went out alone late at night on my own, for a gig in Delhi. I had been out before, but always with a male friend, or other female companions. The reason I don’t remember it is because at...

How can we make our homes more gender-friendly? This is what we asked you last week. It has now been 21 days since India has been on lockdown, though we have at least 3 more weeks to go. During this time, unless you have full-time help staying...

What change would you like to see in streets and public spaces once this period of social distancing is over? This was the question that we asked last week on our Instagram and Twitter accounts and honestly speaking, we did not expect so many responses! And...

Over 1.3 billion Indians have been ordered to stay at home as a preventive measure to fight the highly infectious and deadly coronavirus. Practices like social and physical distancing and regular handwashing have now become an integral part of our daily lives. The lockdown is...

Today public spaces and streets around the world are emptying and some places already look like ghost towns. We could not have imagined this even a month ago when we were already into the virus spread. Now that our cities and streets are emptying, people are...

A good public place is one where everyone feels like they have their own space to be, to engage with and to enjoy. This is impossible if we feel fear while occupying and moving through public places and hence, it is very important to make...

As I boarded the flight from Narita airport to Delhi, I had tears in my eyes at the thought of leaving a place which kept me safer than my own country. Japan is known for its safety and hospitality. However, for a woman from Delhi...

Safety in public spaces is of paramount importance for everyone. Yet, women are often more concerned about their safety as compared to men. The lack of safe mobility choices and poor last mile connectivity adversely impacts women’s growth both socially and economically. For women to...