NCW chairperson calls on CM - watsupptoday.com
NCW chairperson calls on CM
Posted 11 Nov 2017 04:57 PM

Agencies
Chairperson, National Commission for Women, Rekha Sharma called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.

During the meeting, the Chief Minister enquired about the working of the Commission and sought suggestions for making the State Women’s Commission much more vibrant.

Chairperson, J&K State Commission for Women, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor was also present on the occasion.

Meanwhile, Rekha Sharma has said that NWC shall take up a comprehensive legal sensitisation programme in collaboration with State Women Commission across the State for making the women aware about their legal rights.

Briefing media persons here, Rekha Sharma said that the programme shall start from Budgam tomorrow and will be organised in all other districts also. She said that NWC shall provide the requisite assistance to State Women Commission to reach out to the women more effectively and to organise gender sensitisation programme for police.

Speaking on the occasion, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor informed that the Commission is also working on gender sensitisation programme for police so that police public interaction especially with women folk improves and the issues related to women are handled more effectively by police.

She said that the State Women Commission has been working towards making the women aware about their rights and keeping them abreast about the institutions which work for safeguarding their rights and interests.

Chairperson, J&K State Commission for Women, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor was also present.

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