TSWC President tells officials, NGOs

Posted: Date Posted – 19:01, Tue – 24 May 22

Telangana State Women’s Commission Chairperson Vakiti Sunitha Laxma Reddy was speaking at a seminar in Bhongir on Tuesday.

Yadadri-Bhongir: Telangana State Women’s Commission Chairperson, Vakiti Sunitha Laxma Reddy, on Tuesday stressed the need for strict enforcement of laws passed for women’s safety.

Speaking at a seminar on Women’s Rights-Empowerment here, Sunitha Laxma Reddy said the Women’s Commission had a responsibility to protect women’s rights, which were envisioned by the Constitution of the United States. India and the laws. The Commission would file suo moto cases on incidents of harassment against women. It also has the power to inspect educational establishments, workplaces and homes, he added.

She said that voluntary organizations and women’s organizations should also sensitize women on laws aimed at their safety. At the same time, awareness should also be created among men to familiarize them with the punishments for the crime against women, she said. She blamed gender inequality for the couple’s separation for pretty reasons. The Dowary Harassment Act, Prevention of Child Marriage Act, Nirbhaya Act and POCSO Act have aimed to create social security in addition to controlling crime against them.

She recalled that Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has taken up several projects for the welfare of women and ending discrimination against them. Kalyana Lakshmi, Shadi Mubarak, KCR Kits have changed society’s attitude towards little girls. She asked women to contact SHE teams or the Sakshi Center if they were being harassed. Later, she also inspected the Sakhi center and ITI (girls) hostel in Bhongir. District Collector Pamela Sathpathi, commission secretary Krishnaveni, members of women’s organizations, AASHA workers and angandwadi workers also attended the seminar.

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Mara R. Wilmoth