SHE Teams portal launched

Thu 12 Oct 2017, 12:31:03
On the occasion of the International Girl Child Day, Hyderabad police along with SHE Teams on Wednesday launched the website, which will be a one-stop online resource for women, at Ravindra Bharathi. Apart from senior police officials, over 1500 girls and representatives of several NGOs working for the empowerment of women participated in the event.

According to police, the newly-launched website #SheTeams4me, girls can not only file complaints about their grouses and instances of harassment, but can also pen down their stories.Their identity , however, would be kept secret.“Through this website, we want to reach out to girls and women in distress and take suggestions on how we can serve them better,“ Hyderabad additional commissioner of police (Crime) Swathi Lakra said The website encourages women to narrate their problems, strengths, instances of harassment with facts and details, police said.

Speakers at the event also highlighted about online and social media harassment faced by women and also gave tips on how they could avoid them.

During the programme, the audience were also shown defence techniques.“We want to develop young girls into responsible citizens, so that society can progress and streets are safer for girls,“ Hyderabad police commissioner M Mahendar Reddy said.Till September, the SHE Teams received 3,383 complaints and 1,410 cases were booked .

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