Women instinctively fear for their safety every time they step out of their homes in many parts of India, Critically examine whether they enjoy the most basic of rights of free movement, enshrined in the Constitution? What should be the way forward? 10 marks

Mentor’s comment- In the introduction explain in brief the issue of public safety associated with women. In the body discuss first in what way in spite of various claims being made and voices being raised, the situation of women in India remains precarious with respect to public safety. Explain the notions of “safety” and “freedom” … Continue reading Women instinctively fear for their safety every time they step out of their homes in many parts of India, Critically examine whether they enjoy the most basic of rights of free movement, enshrined in the Constitution? What should be the way forward? 10 marks