Kerala is and will always be a progressive state. The state’s infant and maternal mortality rates are much lower than the Indian national average. The Sex ratio is 1084 as compared to 940 for the rest of the country http://nrhm.gov.in/nrhm-in-state/state-wise-information/kerala.html. Yet, Kerala has been in news for some wrong reasons lately, especially, with regard to the safety of women.
Pink Patrol is a women’s safety initiative by Kerala police and state government to reassure Malayali women that they matter and that their safety is a concern for all. Dial 1515 if you a being stalked or feel unsafe while traveling.