Women Safety Current Affairs - 2019

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Shops and Businesses in Gujarat can now remain Open 24X7

‘Gujarat Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2019’ came into force from May 1. It allows that shops, commercial establishments and businesses running in state can now remain open round the clock (24X7). The act was passed by state Assembly in February 2019, but was notified on occasion of Gujarat’s Read More…

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Tracking Progress of ‘Safe City Programme’

According to recent media reports, not much progress has been made in making cities safer for women even one year after launch of Safe City programme. It highlights poor guidelines and improper utilization of funds and focus on general elections as main reasons for it. About Safe City programme It was launched with objective of Read More…

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My Circle Safety App

My Circle App was launched by Bharti Airtel in collaboration with FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO). My Circle app aims to help women in case they face any problem or a panic situation. My Circle App My Circle app enables women to send SOS alerts to any five of their family or friends in 13 languages including English, Hindi, Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & TechnologyUPSC

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Government launches National Database on Sexual Offenders

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has launched India’s National Database of Sexual Offenders (NDSO). With this, India became the ninth nation to maintain such thorough database.  NDSO will not be available for general public but only to law enforcement agencies for effectively tracking and investigating cases of sexual offences National Database on Sexual Offenders Read More…

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Government launches Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children portal

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has launched Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCPWC) portal (www.cybercrime.gov.in) to check objectionable online content. The portal will allow citizens to lodge complaints on objectionable online content related to child pornography, child sexual abuse material and sexually explicit material such as rape and gang rape. Cyber Crime Read More…

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India’s First Advanced Forensic Lab dedicated to women related cases to come up in Chandigarh

Foundation of Sakhi Suraksha Advanced DNA Forensic Laboratory was laid in the campus of Central Forensic Science Lab (CFSL), Chandigarh. It is India’s first advanced forensic lab dedicated for crimes related to women for timely deliver justice. Key Facts The advanced lab in par with international standards will contribute to address gap in forensic DNA Read More…

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Government to set up additional 100 One Stop Centres for women safety

Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in its Programme Approval Board (PAB) meeting has approved setting up additional 100 One Stop Centres (OSCs) for women affected by violence. These OSCs will be set up in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. One Stop Centres (OSC) scheme Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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