Ep. 498: How Not to Secure Women's Liberty

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The Madhya Pradesh government recently proposed that women living away from home must register with police stations to be tracked. This may have serious implications for the mobility and privacy of millions of citizens. Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to Asmita Ghosh, Digital Campaigner, and former Campaign Lead at Feminism in India, to understand the impact of the proposed policy and what it tells us about the way that the Indian state views women.

Read FII's toolkit on media reportage of gender-based violence here: https://feminisminindia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/GBVInMedia_Report_FII.pdf

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(https://twitter.com/AKanisetti)

You can follow Asmita on twitter: @asmitaghosh18
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