Are Cities in Kerala Safe for Women?

The study examines the safety of women and girls in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode cities in Kerala state of India. It details women’s fear of violence, the response from society, the role of the police, knowledge of existing violence redressal mechanisms, etc.

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Languages available: English

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; India

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls; Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces; Trafficking/sexual exploitation

Resource type: Case studies

Publication year: 2011

Number of pages: 39

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)