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Mangaluru: ‘One-stop Service Centre’ for women in distress inaugurated


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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (ANK)

Mangaluru, Jul 17: Senior most woman police officer Sathyavathi along with the junior most woman police officer Yogeshwari inaugurated the ‘One-stop Service Center for women at the premises of Pandeshwar police station in the city on Wednesday, July 17.

Speaking to media, Police commissioner Sandeep Patil said, "One-stop service center for women is being started on the directions of the government, where in, women in distress will get police help, legal help, medical help and counselling, all at one place. Karnataka Police have prioritized women safety. ‘Abbakka Pade’ is already in action with women police being deployed at public places.”

The police commissioner also said, "Women in distress can approach this centre where they can avail all types of facilities under one roof. It may be counselling, legal, medical and police help. We have started the center in a temporary building and this will soon be shifted to a new building for the building of which, measures will be taken.

“Lawyers and doctors will be available on call. A permanent appointment process is on and within two weeks, permanent appointment will be done,” he said.

DCP law and order Hanumantharaya, DCP Crime and traffic Laxmi Ganesh, ACP Traffic Manjunath Shetty, ACP Central Bhaskar V B and White Doves founder Corrine Rasquinha were present.

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  • Robin, Byndoor

    Wed, Jul 17 2019

    And Men in distress ...? Where to approach ? These days MEN is also a species in trouble.

    MEN also struggle for 50% reservation...

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  • SUNDAR KARITHOTA, HALEANGADI

    Wed, Jul 17 2019

    This is very useful for single woman who are helpless. It should work round the clock with an Interceptor Jeep to pick up or drop down distressed single woman. In case of emergency or late night arrival by bus or train from out station they should have distress number to call.

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  • George, Mangalore

    Wed, Jul 17 2019

    Wish more and more women benefit from this Centre.
    It's the women who attend domestic needs of the family, and they have every right to raise their problems,

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