International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women: Rally taken out in Gaya
Written By Suresh Prasad Nikhar | Published on Dec 3, 2022, 17:34 IST
GAYA(Bihar): A rally organised by Mahila police station as on directive of Gaya SSP Harpreet Kaur, was taken out from the Gaya's Gandhi- Maidan in district here on Saturday to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
The premise of the day is to raise awareness around the world that women are subjected to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence; furthermore, one of the aims of the day is to highlight that the scale and true nature of the issue is often hidden,said SSP Harpreet Kaur.
It was told by Police Station Officer Women's Police Station Ravi Ranjana that the purpose of this rally is to provide security to women both at home and workplace because a healthy woman gives birth to a healthy society.
This rally was started from Gandhi Maidan to Swarajypuri Road via Tekari Road via Kotwali Chowk to GB Road then Civil Lines Thana and the rally ended at same place at Gandhi Maidan.
A rally was organised courtesy of Mahila police station, Gaya to ensure security and overall empowerment at the global level for prevention of violence and discrimination against women, in this rally Aarti Kumari, Officer of One Stop Center was also present.
Addressing the rally and others, the SHO Ravi Ranjana said the social welfare and women empowerment department was implementing various schemes for the welfare of women.
During this, women and girls were informed about the laws related to empowerment of woman by the SHO, Ravi Ranjana of the women's police station. and by organising a workshop, complete etc. were also distributed to the women to deal with the crimes against them, apart from this, through banners and posters.
A rally was taken out on the road, in which women's help organizations such as Women's Help Desk 112 number 1098 were also promoted.
On this occasion, Police Station in- Charge Women's Police Station Ravi Ranjana Kumari related to sexual harassment of women at work place. Aware about the violence, police station head Ravi Ranjana told that the purpose of this rally is to provide security to women both at home and workplace because a healthy woman is the key to a healthy society.
Around 100 police officials from the district headquarter and local social workers participated in the rally.