Punjab to Launch Women Safety Application Tomorrow. The Chief Minister’s Special Monitoring Unit, in partnership with the Punjab Safe Cities Authority and the Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW), will introduce the Women Safety Smart Phone Application tomorrow.
The safety app will permit women to report the Police Integrated Command, Control and Communication (PPIC3) officials about the kind of harassment they are subjected to. The law implementation agencies will dispatch a team of first responders to instantly tackle the situation upon receiving the notification.
Punjab to Launch Women Safety Application Tomorrow
The new application includes a special button for women’s safety that offers access to the PCSW helpline (1043), SMU’s Women-on-Wheels campaign, and the Police, and permit users to avail an option to mark risky spaces. It will provide information about their exact geographic location as well.
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The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Chairperson Fauzia Viqar added that the application has a button connecting the application with the Punjab Women’s Helpline. That offers information on existing laws and facilities for women and to address complaints of indecision or discrimination by other government institutions.
PSCA Chief Operating Officer Akbar Nasir Khan informed that the application will make it easier for women to report harassment at all hours and will be accessible offline as well.
The application has been expansively intended to let women to report any familiarities that renders the public space unsafe for them. The launch event will be joined by government officials and members of civil society.