24x7 women help-desk to set up in Kerala soon

PTI
Published Feb 28, 2014, 8:11 pm IST
Updated Nov 25, 2019, 9:43 am IST
A 14x7 help desk will be set up by Kerala State Women's Development Corporation to ensure women’s safety
Kerala
 Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala State Women's Development Corporation (KSWDC) has planned to open a 24x7 women help-desk. This initiative aims at ensuring women’s safety during late hours, looking forward  towards accommodating  at least 50 women at a time.

‘It is also a part of a host of pro-women programmes, being launched in the state to ensure the safety and security of women,’ said a KSWDC official.

 

"The city police has offered to ensure the service of a woman officer. A common number will be announced which will help the needy women to contact the officer on duty,"  said Asha, a project co-ordinator of KSWDC.

‘Arrangements are also being made to provide pick up and drop sevice to the accommodation centre during the late night hours,” tinted Asha.

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