This international research network aims to engender current smart city agendas through young women’s everyday experiences of navigating and living in the city. It will present digital stories of mobility and safety curated by young women living in urban peripheries – resettlement colonies, urban villages and border towns. It will move beyond existing gendered data on violence against women to highlight gendered and socio-economic patterns of inclusions and exclusions brought about by a digital urban age.
Find out more about the ‘Gendering the Smart City: A subaltern curation network on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in India’ project aims and objectives.
Watch our new ‘Gendering the Smart City’ #GSCProject initiative ‘Khadar Ki Ladkiyan [Khadar Girls]’, a song and music video exploring young women’s stories of urban mobility and safety in Delhi’s urban peripheries, and read Project Principal Investigator Dr. Ayona Datta’s account of the process of co-creating the lyrics and music video with our participants.
National Geographic On October 15, 2019 National Geographic covered Khadar ki Ladkiyan with a special report on ‘How women in India demanded and are getting safer streets‘. This story was part of their November 2019 special issue of National Geographic magazine, “Women: A Century of Change.” NDTV film #Roshandilli On 5 April 2019, NDTV a major…