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WOMEN SAFETY HANDBOOK - MITKAT

Over the past few years, incidents of crime against women have been on the upswing in India. More and more women are joining the urban workforce and safety of women continues to be a major area of concern, in spite of many regulations laid down by the Government. In key economic centres of the country like Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Pune, there has been an increase in the number of cases of harassment and molestation being reported. However, conviction rates are poor because of the poor judicial system, faulty methods of collecting forensic evidence and limited use of modern technology. Most cases of sexual harassment at home, work or public places are often not reported due to cultural inhibitions in many parts of the country; where the stigma is attached to the victim rather than the perpetrator of the crime, who often gets away.We, at MitKat, have been propagating the concept of Women