Chhattisgarh government launches “Hamar Beti Hamar Maan” campaign for women’s safety

September 23, 2022 5:30 p.m. STI

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India]Sep 23 (ANI): Bearing in mind the concern for women’s safety and empowerment in society, the government of Chhattisgarh has announced the ‘Hamar Beti-Hamar Maan’ campaign in the state.
“The society in which girls are safe and empowered, this society is moving on the path of continuous progress. I would like to share with you that keeping the safety of girls in mind, the government of Chhattisgarh is going to launch the Hamar Beti-Hamar Maan campaign. #Hamar_Beti_Hamar_Maan,” CM Baghel said in a series of tweets.

Via his tweets, the CM informed that as part of the campaign, girls here will learn about various necessary topics, including their legal rights, good touch-bad touch and sex crimes.
“Female officers and employees of the State Police will communicate, guide and teach school and college girls about their legal rights, right touch, wrong touch, sexual assault, sexual abuse, cybercrime, protection against social media crimes and their rights,” he added.
Further adding, he said that a hotline number will also be issued as part of the Hamar Beti Hamar Maan campaign so that prompt action can be taken against crimes against any woman after complaining about it through this number.
“A special police team will patrol girls’ schools, colleges and other important places with the specific presence of women,” said CM Baghel.
He further announced the other decision of the state government that the investigations on these matters should be resumed by the female investigators within a stipulated time.
“We have also decided that the investigation of crimes related to women will be carried out in priority by female investigators. In addition, the IG range will be responsible for ensuring that the investigation in these cases is completed within a stipulated time and that a challan is also presented,” he added.
He further said that women from educational institutes in the state will be trained in the use of the app developed specifically for women’s safety by visiting schools and colleges here. (ANI)

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