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Legal awareness programme held at GHMC office

Legal awareness programme held at GHMC office
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Mayor Bonthu Rammohan participated in the Legal Awareness Programme on Human related Acts in the State to the Corporators. Dr. Tripurana Venkat...

Hyderabad: Mayor Bonthu Rammohan participated in the Legal Awareness Programme on Human related Acts in the State to the Corporators. Dr. Tripurana Venkat Ratnam, Chairperson, Telangana State Commission for Women, B Janardhan Reddy, GHMC Commissioner, Corporators, Officials and Staff of the GHMC participated in the programme which was held at GHMC Head Office on Tuesday.

Mayor Bonthu Rammohan said that after formation of the Telangana State to protect women various steps have been taken up to protect the rights of the women in the State for which a State Women Commission in Telangana has been formed. The main aim of the Commission is that women must know their rights and acts to protect themselves at the time of emergency situation.

Mayor said that the Hyderabad City has taken up lot of innovative programmes for the safety of Women Protection to curb eave teasing. even deploying She Teams for the protection of the women. He further stated that a separate cell in the GHMC for Women rights will be provided for which Mayor requested the Chairperson to give some of the suggestions and opinion in this regard.

T. Venkat Ratnam addressing the gathering said that marriages must be registered for the safety of the women previously in every village a 12 women member committee were formed which have to be strengthened further for the safety of the women and stated that the attending women representatives and the officials must sensitize their friends, relatives on women rights and join hands to fight for the women rights as per the provisions she added.

GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy said the women must know their rights and act provisions, so that they can protect themselves and can also help the needy women for help through various act provisions. Already the city has initiated various schemes like she teams to protect the women yielding good results.

The Commissioner further stated that every college and school organization should form five-member students to constitute a committee to curb eave teasing and other problems related to women.

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