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On Women's Day, Mission Bhartiyam writes to NCW with suggestions to improve Women's Safety in Trains

Photo Source: Internet To, The Chairperson, National Commission for Women, New Delhi March 8, 2017 Subject : Request to Issue Suggestions to Indian Railway s to Improve Safety of Women in Trains Dear Madam, We, a group of responsible and committed citizens, are writing to you with suggestions to improve and ensure the safety of women in Indian railways. The Railways is an important communication link in our country. Every day, millions of Indians commute through the railways. However, there are several challenges in this sector. Recently, there have been many efforts to improve the Indian railways but a lot needs to be done for the safety of passengers, especially the women passengers. The Railways is, unfortunately, another vulnerable space for women. Sexual assault, molestation, and even rapes have been reported in trains  and are even rising. As per the information available on the Indian Railways