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On International Women’s day, Sgr police pledges to make Sgr safe for women

Women with complaints can reach out to us anytime, anywhere in Sgr: SSP Sgr, will create mass awareness about safety tips for women

Srinagar, Mar 08: The district police Srinagar on the eve of  International Women’s Day launched a drive with an aim to ensure ease of living for the womenfolk.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar, Dr Haseeb Mughal as per the news agency said that the reports of eve teasing are coming to the fore, thus “on this particular day for women, we have launched a campaign to create an atmosphere where the womenfolk could live happily without any difficulties like domestic violence and eve teasing.”

He said that posters will be pasted in public transport and the other places to create an awareness in this regard.

Dr Mughal when asked whether there is rise in domestic violence cases, said that the increase in population is certainly leading to an increase in such cases, adding that such cases have got mounted due to mental stress caused to the people in wake of loss in business and lockdown during COVID outbreak.

Asked whether the special police station for will be established, SSP Srinagar said that although there is a need of establishing special police stations for women, but at present the ladies police have been deputed at every police station to look into the issues of women.

He added that besides the police recently established a helpline for women where they can register their complaints.

 

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