The Indian state of Kerala launched a “Girls Night Out” initiative to encourage women to feel safe being out after dark. Photo: Shutterstock
The Indian state of Kerala launched a “Girls Night Out” initiative to encourage women to feel safe being out after dark. Photo: Shutterstock
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India’s Kerala state holds ‘Girls Night Out’ drive to encourage women to feel safe after dark

  • A 2018 survey of global experts on women’s issues ranked India as the most dangerous country for women, citing a high risk of sexual violence
  • Government data in 2021 showed a 13 per cent increase of crimes against women recorded compared to 2020, and a 19 per cent rise in cases of rape

The Indian state of Kerala launched a “Girls Night Out” initiative to encourage women to feel safe being out after dark. Photo: Shutterstock
The Indian state of Kerala launched a “Girls Night Out” initiative to encourage women to feel safe being out after dark. Photo: Shutterstock
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