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What Women Want Survey: Is South India Safe For Women Travellers?

According to Outlook Traveller and Toluna's 'What Women Want' survey 37 per cent of respondents said South India is the safest region in India. Here's what women travellers have to say

While many women are using solo travel as a means to fuel their journeys of self-discovery, safety is the leash that might still holds them back Photo: Shutterstock

We often talk about empowering women and how taking up travel is something which helps with that goal. What we don't take into consideration sometimes is how any decision requiring women to step out of their houses hinges on safety. Solo travelling, with its rising popularity among Indians, is a fast-catching trend, with more women going out of their comfort zones to take trips by themselves.