Be it availability of toilets or just feeling safe, busy central areas are still a nightmare for women. Over 200 participants at the recent pEtE maatu festival marked their favourite and not so favourite spots on a Bengaluru map.
Are the police sensitised enough to handle sexual harassment cases? Is reservation of seats buses the only safety measure? Can the women move around in Bengaluru at all times? These were some of the questions raised at the pEtE maatu panel discussion.
For many Indian Christians, Christmas has traditionally meant sweets particular to their region. Guava cheese, coconut fudge, rose cookies, snowballs and more. The beauty of food traditions lies in how each family can create its own.