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Rickshaw drivers take respect for women message to streets

Narotan Singh is one of 40,000 auto-rickshaw drivers in the Indian capital who have undergone gender sensitisation classes and are now helping to spread the message of respect for women. -Reuters

Narotan Singh is one of 40,000 auto-rickshaw drivers in the Indian capital who have undergone gender sensitisation classes and are now helping to spread the message of respect for women. -Reuters

Last month, his attitude to women was transformed by a class on gender sensitisation run by the charity Manas Foundation and Delhi’s Transport Department.

“When I was told that we have to do this training, I was not happy as I thought it was an unnecessary waste of my time – time which I could use to make some money by picking up passengers,” said Singh from the driver’s seat of his green and yellow motorised three-wheeler. Full Story Here

 

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