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New India Buses Have Safety Features for Women

The first bus of its kind hit the streets of the Indian capital, New Delhi, Wednesday equipped with safety features to increase security for women. The installment of two CCTV cameras, a GPS tracking system and an emergency button are part of an initiative to help women in distress on public transport systems following the brutal gang rape of a paramedical student on a bus in New Delhi in 2012.   “The issue of women’s safety on public buses became a huge issue in recent years....

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