Workshop with Police on Violence against Women and Women Equality

One day workshop on violence against women and women equality was organised with the police personnel at Todarpur Police Outpost on January 27, 2018. A total of 20 people participated in the workshop.

After introduction, legal aid in charge Suresho Saini gave information about Disha Social Organization. Resource person Rehana Adib gave information about violence against women. She said violence against women was endemic in each family and apart from physical violence mental violence also took place with women. She said that the police had important role to play in preventing violence against women.

The sub-inspector of the police outpost Deepak Chaudhary said that violence against women was occurring because of patriarchal society. He assured that anyone can avail of police assistance by just making a call to the police numbers 100 and 1090.  Constable Mohit Kumar said that violence against women should end. He blamed habit of consuming toxicants, including liquor, for violence against women.

Legal aid programme in-charge Suresho Saini spoke on the occasion. In the end, outpost in-charge Deepak Chaudhary thanked Disha workers. He said that the issue of the workshop was very good and we all have to work together on this.