Women’s safety phone app launched

Police making all efforts to ensure the safety of women

APP April 13, 2022
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Women can access police and other law enforcement services with a single click through the women’s safety application in case of emergencies.

City Police Officer (CPO) Khurrram Shahzad Haider stated this during an awareness seminar on "Women Safety Application and Anti-Women Harassment & Violence Cell" at Nishtar Medical University (NMU) on Tuesday.

He stated that police were making all efforts to ensure the safety of women, adding that students must be aware of good and bad touches, different forms of child abuse and different kinds of harassment.

He apprised participants about domestic violence and harassment, as well as a violence centre set up by police. The CPO delivered a detailed lecture on the topic, which was attended by students, doctors and police officers.

The CPO informed the participants about downloading and using the app, in addition to different phone numbers which could be contacted in case of emergency.

SP Cantt, Hassan Afzal, SDPO, Saleem Akhtar and In charge Anti-Women Harassment Cell Qurat-ul-Ain besides MS Nishtar, Dr Amjad Chandio, AMS Dr Irfan Arshad and others were present.


Published in The Express Tribune, April 13th, 2022.


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