Initiative Focuses on Women’s Safety, Empowerment a ‘Success’, Delhi Cops Say | Latest Delhi News
Launched on July 10, the initiative aimed to tackle crimes, especially against women, and ensure their safety and security, in addition to instilling confidence and courage in women residing, working and traveling in the district.
Three months after the deputy commissioner of northwest Delhi launched “Tejaswini” – an initiative focused on women’s empowerment and safety, police officials said after the first review meeting on Sunday that ‘There was a marked improvement in law and order and women and children feel much safer after 46 assaulted women were deployed to sensitive and crime-infested areas as part of the project.
Launched on July 10, the initiative aimed to tackle crime, especially against women, and ensure their safety and security, in addition to instilling confidence and courage in women residing, working and traveling in the district. Women constables have been deployed to JJ groups in Jahangirpuri, Shakarpur and Pitampura, residential areas, Bhalswa village, market, shopping malls, metro stations, schools and colleges, etc.
DCP (North West) Usha Rangnani organized a number of meetings, interactions and open houses with various groups of women and female constables to personally monitor the reality on the ground.
“Over the past three months, the tasks and assignments performed by female staff have resulted in significant growth … This is due to a strong administrative structure, including special services such as counseling, meditation and tactics and self-defense training. Women’s police officers work in tandem with various NGOs, schools, colleges and other agencies to gather information and disseminate legal and social awareness on various issues affecting women and children, ”Rangnani said.
Women constables provide “home police”. The central objective of this exercise is to sensitize women and girls of all age groups and their guardians to the trends of various crimes against women, to empower them to deal with adverse and undesirable situations and to their let people know how to get legal help. In addition, they also raise awareness and encourage women and girls to report cases of abuse and violence.