Slasher On This Train: Women Carrying Knives Won’t Make Delhi Metro Any Safer Than Guns Have Made America

BY Edit Platter Desk | PUBLISHED: 10 January 2017

Renuka Bisht writes in The Times of India, gender inequality is real sexual harassment is ubiquitous. Women’s safety is crying for improvement, but guns haven’t increased safety in America, knives won’t do it in India. Given the great diversity of our society, the only way forward lies in clear and unbending rules of public conduct. The lesson of that ugly New Year Eve in Bengaluru is not that the women should have been carrying knives but that the policing authorities should have stopped the men from breaking a clear rule of public conduct. It’s vital to safe public transport respect the body, of the other.

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Source - Renuka Bisht / The Times of India