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. On Twitter, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said a campaign called ‘Hamar Beti – Hamar Maan’ (Our Daughters, Our Honor) will be launched, where female police personnel will visit schools and universities in all districts and inform girls about their legal rights.
Daughters are our honor and they are the foundation of the bright future of the state. A society where daughters are safe and empowered, that society moves forward on the path of development,” Baghel tweeted. Female police personnel will visit schools and colleges in each district and communicate with students to educate them about their legal rights, good touch-bad touch, cybercrime, molestation and sexual exploitation etc., he said.
They will also communicate with students and guide them in dealing with critical situations, he said, adding that students will learn how to use mobile applications for their safety. Apart from that, the prime minister said a special patrol team of female police personnel will be deployed in girls’ schools and universities and in places frequented by girls and women.
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A helpline number will be released for complaints of misconduct, molestation and other crimes against women and priority action to be taken, the prime minister said. Investigations into crimes against women will be carried out as a matter of priority by female detectives, and it is the responsibility of the Inspector General of Police (IGPs) of the police forces to ensure that investigations into such crimes are completed and charges are brought within be submitted to the court within the prescribed time. time, he added.
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