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Indian firms improve female-friendly safety measures

It is a case that has shocked India and made headlines around the world - the death of a woman who was brutally gang-raped and thrown from a bus in New Delhi.

It has sparked a debate about the treatment of women at a time when a generation of newly-empowered young women in the country are going out to work in larger numbers than ever before.

So just how safe do women in the capital feel travelling to and from work?

And how much responsibility should employers take for their well-being? Shilpa Kannan finds out.

  • 13 Jan 2013