Safe Delhi Campaign

The Safe Delhi Campaign, started By Jagori in 2004, aims to create a safe and inclusive city for all. Key interventions include- conducting research studies and safety audits to bring attention to gaps in inclusive urban planning and essential service provision, networking and developing of a strategic action plans with diverse partners, public outreach and advocacy activities, supporting similar issue based initaitives, building and strengthening capacities of diverse stakeholders through workshops, consultations and trainings, developing communication and learning materials. The campaign works with several national and international stakeholders and partners like NGOs, activitist, media professional government representatives, academicians, similar initiatives and campaigns.

Safe Delhi Campaign by Jagori

2004-07-01 00:00:00

People Perception's survey for Delhi's HDR identifies women;s safety as a crucial concern

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2005-11-01 00:00:00

National Crime Bureau Report

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2005-12-01 00:00:00

Start of the campaign

Consultation with the stakeholders: Police officers, DTC (Delhi Transport Cooperation), policy makers (representatives from National Advisory Council and Welfare Commissioner from the Labour Commission), urban planners (member of Delhi Urban Arts Commission), law enforcers (Dr. Sagar Preet Hooda, ADCP NW Delhi), representatives from marginalised groups such as the National Association of Blind as well as representatives from various civil society organisations (Residents Welfare Assocoations, NGOs, Trained Nurses Association of India)

2006-01-30 12:13:26

Safety Audits across 25 areas of the city

First research made on the issue

2006-04-01 00:00:00

Public campaigning/dissemination of booklets

Campaign at university, among the four wheelers… Mass Media Campaign (35sec film aired in PVR Cinemas and on The History Channel), Outdoor Media Campaign (Kiosks have been put on streets around the city asking the community to join in, for making Delhi safe for women), Distribution of Helpline Booklets (a large number of emergency numbers in Delhi- hospitals, police, NGO help-lines, media, lawyers and other such emergency numbers. Organizations such as Barista, FabIndia, NIIT as well as many individuals have extended their support in distributing these booklets.) and Workshops with college students and faculty members.

2006-11-01 01:37:09

Safe Delhi Campaign Film = "Staring hurts" – release of the video clip on Youtube

JAGORI in association with FCB-Ulka Advertising has come up with a powerful 35-seconds film that takes a comic yet serious look at staring a common form of sexual harassment that is often trivialized. Though created as a part of Safe Delhi Campaign, the film is relevant to just any urban centre in India. The film has been aired in PVR Cinemas and on The History Channel.

2006-11-04 00:00:00

Safe Delhi Website Launch

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2006-11-07 00:00:00

Great Delhi Run

70 people from Jagori took part in the 7km Great Delhi Run at the Delhi half-marathon to spread the message of Safe Delhi Campaign, including activists, supporters, adolescent girls and boy and students from colleges in Delhi. 2011 more than 350 people from resettlement colonies of Delhi, activists, students, campaigner, people with disability participated ‘Khele kude naache gaayen, Kabhi bhi kahin bhi’ run at the the Marathon with Safe delhi

2006-11-25 00:00:00

16 Days Campaign

16 days campaign to end violence against women. Panel discussion at the Delhi University on the role of men in stopping violence. Jagori invited, among others, the chairman of DTC.

2006-11-29 00:00:00

Take Back the Night

Women from all over Delhi got together at Dilli Haat to “Take Back the Night”. It was an evening full of music with performances by Dhruv Sangari and Jigri. The evening closed with a candlelight march “Take Back the Night”- an assertion of our right to live, work and move around our city without the fear of harassment and violence, at all times-be it day or night. The event was organised jointly by JAGORI, SANGAT, CREA, TARSHI, KRITI in collaboration with DASTKAR.

2007-03-19 00:00:00

Safety Audits report launch "Is this our city?"

Mapping Safety for Women in Delhi. The report presents the findings of the Safety Audits that were conducted in different parts of Delhi to identify factors which make a place safe or unsafe for women. Report is launched by Syeda Hameed and speakers are Radhika Chopra , Dept of Sociology , DU and Anshu Prakash, DTC CMD

2007-04-07 00:00:00

Auto Drivers join the campaign

Auto-rickshaws bear the message “Eve teasing is not a joke but a crime. Make Delhi safe for women”. The Bharatiya Tipahiya Chalak Sangh auto-rickshaw drivers will also add that they support the campaign. The highlight of the Safe Delhi Campaign is to involve all the public transport stakeholders who are willing to be part of it.

2007-06-01 00:00:00

Jagori- DTC collaboration

DTC trainnings : during 4 months, Jagori organised workshop 3 times a week with DTC staff to sensitise them to the issue of women's safety. 3400 drivers and conductors trained on women's experience of safety in buses. DTC launched a helpline to register and deal with issues of violence against women in their buses DTC also did an awaereness campaign using posters and stickers on the issue in their buses and bus depots

2008-01-01 00:00:00

Sessions and Distribution of Helplines

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2009-01-01 00:00:00

Gender Inclusives Cities Project

Jagori was chosen to be part of the project.The Gender Inclusive Cities program is funded by the UN Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence Against Women. It is being administrated by Women in Cities International (WICI) and was implemented by four international project partners in cities across the globe:Jagori in New Delhi, India; Information Centre of the Independent Womens Forum in Petrozavodsk, Russia; Red Mujer y Habitat de America Latina in Rosario, Argentina; International Centre and Network for Information on Crime in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The aim of the programme was to create cities that are inclusive and respect the right of all people, including women, to live, work and move around without fear or difficulty. Gender Inclusive Cities sought to identify the factors that cause and perpetuate inequalities and exclusion, as well as the policies and programme approaches that enhance women’s inclusion and “right to the city”.

2009-01-01 00:00:00

Jagori chosen as part of UN Habitat 'Youth and Safety' programme

The initiative created young leadership in marginalized communities on citizen's rights and safety.

2009-01-01 00:00:00

Jagori chosen as part if an action research project 'Women's rights and access to water and sanitation in Asian cities' by DRC

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2009-02-01 22:44:58

Jagori selected for the Safer cities free from violence against women and girls initiatiave: pilot study in delhi and kerala. The same was supported by UN Women, UN habitat and Dept. of women and child development, GNTCD

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2009-06-15 00:00:00

Safe Delhi for Women - Together We Can Make the Difference

Release of the videoclip on Youtube

2009-08-31 00:00:00

Gender Inclusive cities programme research in Delhi University, Lajpat nagar and ITO Area

Including students, women with disabilities, NE students, urban planners. Survey, FGD's and safety audits.

2009-11-01 02:47:58

Jagori participated in the Safe University campaign at Delhi University,north campus, raising issues of safety and security of students within campus, with many student and civil society groups

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2009-11-25 00:00:00

Launch with govt of the Safe Delhi for Women Initiative

In presence of Dr. Kiran Walia, Minister, Women and Child Development and Health and Family Welfare, Delhi Government, Ms. Anne Stenhammer, Regional Director, UNIFEM and Kalpana Viswanath from JAGORI

2009-11-30 00:00:00

Collaboration with INTACH, Delhi Chapter on re-designing public space and street of MCD-project in Asaf Ali road

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2010-01-01 00:28:45

Jagori part of an action research project ‘Women’s Rights and Access to Water and Sanitation in Asian Cities’ by IDRC.

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2010-01-01 19:37:27

A group of students "Be the Change" to coordinate toward a safer campus

2010 onwards Students in Delhi University expressed interest to be part of Safe Delhi Campaign. They initiated dialogues and awareness events in the campus. In January 2011,‘Be the Change’ group was formed to coordinate the safer campus campaign. This group was supported by safe Delhi campaign.

2010-01-01 22:18:34

Jagori and New Concept Information system, initiated the largest street survey on women’s safety in delhi covering all nine districts with a sample of over 5000 women, men and common witnesses.

The study was conducted with support from UN Women, UN habitat, dept of women and child development, GNTCD

2010-01-30 00:00:00

Delhi School of Economics Students and Jagori's joint film "Postgraduate".

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2010-01-30 00:00:00

DTC curricula includes a chapter in Women's safety in busses and tips for drivers and conducters

The same was adopted from the, materials shared by Jagori as part of the 2007 trainings and follow-ups Review of the DTC helpline was conducted.

2010-02-01 10:04:01

Women's Coach in the Delhi Metro/CCTV cameras around liquor shop

Implemented just before the 2010 Commonwealth Games

2010-02-01 22:18:34

Jagori support Sakhi to conducted a joint study on women’s safety in Trivandrum and Kozhikode city

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2010-06-01 00:00:00

Jagori collaborated withand campi Equal opportunity Cell, DU to initiate dialogue sgn on issues of disability rights and safety in DU.

June 2010 onwards. Awareness building sessions, street campaigns and safety audit of a part of north campus from perspective of people with disability was conducted.

2010-06-01 00:00:00

Training DTC instructors on Women's Safety in DTC buses.

Rigourous Gender and safety trainings with 50 instructors through two years with by Jagori with masculinity groups

2010-07-01 00:00:00

Draft Strategic Framework for Women's Safety prepared in collaboration with Un Habitat and UN Women was released.

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2010-07-09 00:00:00

Safe city free of violence for women and girls initiative - Report of the Baseline Survey 2010

Prof. Kiran Walia Hon'ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare & Women and Child Development, Government of Delhi, realeased the findings of the unique joint survey on Women's safety in Delhi, undertaken by Jagori and New Concept, in partnership with the Delhi govt, UNIFEM and UN Habitat. This was covered in all major news channels and newpapers

2010-08-02 00:00:00

National Workshop on Safer City for Women. Perspectives, Methodology and Tools attended by 18 organisations working on VAW, safety and youth rights, from India

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2010-08-22 00:00:00

Undersatnding Women's safety. Toward a Gender Inclusive city.Research findings, Delhi. 2010

Gender Inclusive Cities Project's researches

2010-11-21 00:00:00

Transportraits - Women mobility in the city. A Jagori exhibition.

An exhibition hosted by Alliance Française de Delhi.

2010-11-21 00:00:00

3rd International Conference on Women's Safety

This event brought together a range of actors in the field of women's safety for exchanges and debates on key topics in current practice, building a global movement towards the creation of safer and more gender-inclusive cities and communities.

2011-01-03 21:33:35

Area Security Committee, Delhi University

Be the change with Safe delhi campaign participated in the Area Security Committee meetings. The meetings were a platform to discuss and solve issues concerning students, faculty, university management, police, RWAs and informal groups. The meeting is coordinated by the SHO Maurice nagar with Proctor, DU

2011-01-11 19:37:27

Advocacy for gender sensitive infrastructure with UTTIPEC. Jagori, member of the task force of DDA

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2011-03-01 21:33:35

Awaz uthao scheme was launched on international women’s day by CM. delhi and dept of women and child development, in collaboration with mission convergence and Jagori.

This initiative Builds collective would not only support the victim rather also majorly work on the preventive measures for the crime of this nature. For taking forward the campaign, 15 GRC are involved in pilot phase, will form 60 Collectives which will have the representation of men, women, boys, girls, local leaders and NGOs. This is to make the community members responsible to create safe environment for women and girls. Each GRC will form 1 Stake holder Committee to take the crucial issues to administration and policy makers. Police lawyer, School teacher, MCD person, representative from transportation etc. will be part of this Committee. Bol ki Bas ab aur nahin ‘Be the change’ with Jagori Safe Delhi campaign organized a awareness march in north campus, Delhi University with colleges students and faculty and other informal groups on raising issues of safety in the campus area. 600 people joined the march which being also supported by the Maurice Nagar police station beat constables.

2011-04-04 21:33:35

Citizen’s initiative on safety in metro rail organized ‘flash mobs’ to raise awareness

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2011-05-02 21:33:35

SAKHI, Anweshi, Jagori and UN Women jointly organised a national consultation on “Findings, Lessons and Challenges to Programming for Safer Cities for Women and Girls” in May 2011 in Trivandrum.

63 participants attended the consultation from various organisations and states. Key government representatives were present and noted the recommendations. Skahi reported that there has been increased reporting of incidents, installation of CCTV cameras in strategic locations by police, and the addition of Section 119 of the Police Act in Kerala. A handbook on safety of women in public places was also released.

2011-06-06 21:33:35

Campaigns on safe campus during admissions at DU

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2011-08-01 21:33:35

Campaigns on safe campus with ten colleges of DU

Interactive sessions. Debates. Discussion and an outreach event was conducted in ten colleges, coordinated by Be the change group, with support from Jagori.

2011-11-01 21:33:35

Publication "Building safe and inclusive cities" - A Practical Guide. Also translated into Hindi

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2011-12-01 17:54:38

Publication: Women’s Safety in DTC buses

Publication: Women’s Safety in DTC buses: Training Kit for DTC Instructors released based on the trainings with the Instructors since 2010.

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