Workshop organized for the safety of girls and women under the joint auspices of Mahila Thana in Mirza Ghalib College
Written By Suresh Prasad Nikhar | Published on Dec 2, 2022, 12:16 IST
GAYA(Bihar): As part of its Safety Awareness Campaign, Mahila police station, Gaya organized a series of workshops covering more than 500 adolescent girls and women studying in different colleges of Gaya included Mirza Galib College with participation of girls and women from its surrounding areas of Gaya.
The workshop was held at Mirza Galib College here on Thrusday and the theme of the workshop was 'Basics of Self-Defence' with focus on myths about women, violence and self-defence, body language and basics about the redressal procedures and how to approach the police.
Says SSP Gaya Harpreet Kaur "The first step towards effective self-defence is to realize that no matter what, all of us are susceptible to various forms of crime. And it is well documented that women of all ages have successfully defended themselves against attackers. Never think that it couldn't happen to you. Be prepared. Women have right to their space and must exercise it."
"It is absolutely essential that we raise our voice against any misconduct and bring the perpetrators to book as it will not only teach them a lesson but also act as a deterrent."added SSP.
In organizing the workshop on this occasion, SHO of Mahila police station Ravi Ranjana said that a workshop has been organized by the Mahila Thana regarding the safety of adolescent girls and women in Mirza Ghalib College.
In this programme, the problem of adolescent girls and women was discussed and especially girls were made aware of the law. Along with this, if the girls have any kind of problem, then how can they take help from the police, what are the laws and provisions, information has been given and they have been made aware,added SHO Ravi Ranjana.
She said that in today's era, blackmailing of girls is done in many ways through social media and important information was given about how they should avoid social media.
On this occasion, Ravi Ranjana Kumari, Station Head of Women's Police Station, Secretary of Mirza Ghalib College Shabi A. Shamsi, In-charge Principal Dr. Mohammad Sarfaraz Khan along with teachers and girl students of the college were present.