Dr. Shruti Kapoor is a Recipient of “International Woman of the Year” Award, Italy

Italian news articles: PREMIO DONNA DELL’ANNO: Aicha Belco Maiga vincitrice della 17esima edizione: “…La terza finalista, alla quale sono stati assegnati 10.000 euro, è stata l’imprenditrice indiana Shruti Kapoor, impegnata nei servizi per la sicurezza per donne e ragazze del suo Paese.«Puntare l’attenzione dell’opinione pubblica sulle storie di queste tre donne significa non soltanto aiutarle a concretizzare i loro progetti, ma …

Sayfty Featured at The Red Elephant Foundation

Making Sayfty Real Originally posted, Red Elephant Foundation Given the number of incidents one hears about, reads about, and watches reports of, on the news, it doesn’t take much effort to really arrive at the true conclusion: that safety is still elusive. Instead of sitting back and attempting to reach out to safety through measures doled out by another, Shruti …

Dr. Shruti Kapoor is a Recipient of the International “The Woman of the Year” Award, Italy

The Indian entrepreneur Shruti Kapoor received the prize – an amount of 10.000,00 euros – during the final Ceremony of the 17th edition of the International Award “The Woman of the Year”. Shruti is engaged in safety services for women and girls in her country: in 2013 she founded Sayfty to help Indian women protect themselves against violence, providing support …

Sayfty Featured in World Pulse

Cultural Practices Around Menstruation Original article, World Pulse I was 9 years old when I started my menstrual cycle. My mom had a ‘talk’ with me one day. She told me I would see some blood in my panty and that it’s normal and I don’t need to worry. It will happen every month. I would need to use a …

Dr. Shruti Kapoor featured in the South Asian Times

Sayfty: Protecting Women Against Violence Original article  – Karishma Asoodani, South Asian Times “A girl’s safety is not the problem of only a handful, it’s a problem of the society,” argues Dr. Shruti Kapoor, an economist by education and a crusader by heart who founded Sayfty with a mission to help women protect themselves against violence by equipping them with …

Sayfty mentioned in RT

Police discover ‘baby farm’ in India where newborns are sold for $1,500 Original article, RT Police from India’s Madhya Pradesh state discovered a “baby farm” in a private hospital that was selling and swapping unwanted newborns for around $1,500, local media reported. The babies, which were born to women who were raped or involved in illicit relationships, were being sold …

Sayfty Featured in Huck Magazine

The Indian Women Learning to Fight for Survival: Empowering Through Education Original Article – Michael Segalov, Huck Magazine With pepper spray and self-defence classes, Indian women are preparing to fight back against their attackers. Huck meets the woman leading the charge. There were 24,923 rape cases reported across India in 2012, according to the National Crime Records Bureau. Experts estimate up to 54% of …

Sayfty Mentioned in World Policy Blog

Role of Citizens in India’s Smart Cities Challenge Original article, Florence Essanger and Tom Sanders, WorldPolicy.org India faces a wide range of urban challenges — from serious air pollution and poor local governance, to badly planned cities and a lack of decent housing. India’s Smart Cities Challenge, which has now selected 98 of the 100 cities that will receive funding, could go a …