Swati Lakra calls for gender equality

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The Inspector-General of Police Smt Swati Lakra stressed the need to achieve ‘gender equality ‘ which can be achieved by addressing all the areas where women are vulnerable.

She was addressing at a Women’s Day celebrations held at the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) in Hyderabad today. She said equality can be achieved from our homes where equal encouragement can be given equally to both female and male children from an early age. Smt. Lakra also visited INCOIS facilities and interacted with scientists, during her visit.

Ms Lakra gave an overview of the comprehensive activities of ‘SHE’ Teams, the ‘Bharosa’ Centre programme and the unique child-friendly court set up at Hyderabad under her supervision.

As part of the celebrations, Rangoli competition for women employees of INCOIS was held along with a varied cultural programme presented by the women staff of INCOIS.