Sayftychat: Creating Safe Cities

#Sayftychat is our weekly Twitter chat that explores topics related to women’s safety and preventing violence against women ().

On February 4th’s, #sayftychat, we discussed ‘Virginity’. Our featured guest was Kumar Manish. Kumar is a journalist by heart. He is a TEDx Speaker and Ex. Curator of .Kumar is a & . He aims towards building a better world for the oppressed by working as change makers.

We had participants join the chat from Nairobi, India, US, Canada, UK, Columbia, and South Africa

Questions discussed

Q1: How to judge a city whether it is safe for women & girls?
Q2: How do you define a city that is safe for all, especially women & girls?
Q3: How do we increase women’s participation in urban development and governance?
Q4:  How can we ensure increased autonomous mobility in the city for all?
Q5: How can we as citizens ensure our neighborhoods are safe for all, including women, children, and senior citizens?

If you missed the twitter chat, here is the recap