Chhattisgarh government announces campaign for women’s safety in schools and colleges

The Chhattisgarh government announced on Friday that it will launch a special campaign for the protection and safety of girls and women and provide them with essential services.

Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said a campaign titled “Hamar Beti – Hamar Maan” (Our Daughters, Our Honor) will be launched, in which female police officers will visit schools and colleges in all districts and educate girls about their legal rights. .

“Girls are our honor and they are the foundation of the state’s bright future. A society in which girls are safe and empowered, that society is moving forward on the path of development,” Baghel tweeted.

Female police personnel will visit schools and colleges in each district and interact with students to educate them on their legal rights, proper contact, cyber crimes, sexual assault and exploitation, etc., he said. he declares.

They will also interact with students and guide them on ways to handle critical situations, he said, adding that students will learn how to use mobile apps for their safety.

Apart from this, the Chief Minister said that a special patrol team of female police officers will be deployed to girls’ schools and colleges and places frequented by girls and women.

A hotline number will be issued where complaints of misconduct, assault and other crimes against women can be lodged and action will be taken as a matter of priority, the chief minister said.

Investigations into crimes against women will be carried out on a priority basis by female investigators, and it will be the responsibility of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) of the ranges to ensure that the investigation of these offenses is completed and that the acts of charges are submitted to the court within the stipulated time. time, he added.

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Mara R. Wilmoth