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Good girls don’t loiter

By Ditilekha Sharma

Walk purposefully, don’t loiter, dress modestly, take the crowded road or train, hide yourself behind a burkha....Despite all their negotiations, safety in public spaces is a big challenge for women who attend night schools in Mumbai

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Taking back the night

By Ditilekha Sharma

The night is a space that is associated with darkness and danger. It is not a space that women are normally allowed to occupy. Who are the women who venture out into Mumbai’s night schools, and what drives them?

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