(The Gist of PIB) National Conference on Women in Police and CAPFs  [MARCH-2020]

(The Gist of PIB) National Conference on Women in Police and CAPFs


National Conference on Women in Police and CAPFs

  • Union Minister for Women and Child Development Mrs Smriti Zubin Irani has stressed the need to train more female forensic investigators and cyber crime experts.

Key highlights:

  • She advised that counselling at the time of recruitment of women in the forces would make them better prepared for their career.
  • The Union Minister regretted that the society still looks at the working women with bias and holds the performance of men to be the only benchmark for success.
  • The Minister also proposed training of members of the Child Welfare Committees (CWC) and emphasized the need for coordination among the MHA, CWC, NGOs and other stakeholders of the Criminal Justice System, so that once a criminal is punished, he is not able to take advantage of the provisions of law to delay the execution of punishment.
  • The main objective of the National Conference was to discuss and deliberate on the following 2 (two) themes:
  • Cyber Stalking and Bullying of Women : Steps for Protection
  • Challenges faced by CAPF Women in Operational Areas


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