Friday, February 19, 2010

‘Jagrata Samithis protect women’s rights’

The Jagrata Samithis, which work in tandem with the Kerala Women’s Commission, help in the social uplift of women and protect their rights, according to the Women’s Commission member Rukmini Bhaskaran.

Inaugurating a training workshop at the Municipal Town Hall in Thodupuzha on Friday, she said that jagrata samithis should be strengthened and proper awareness on the functioning of the samithis should be created among the public. She said that the Commission had considered 16,000 cases last year. Thodupuzha Dy.SP. K. G. Simon and M. M. Lissie took classes on ‘Cyber Crimes and Samithis’ and ‘Law regarding Marriages’ respectively.

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