Special Cell for Women and Children, Police Station Kargil in collaboration with Ladakh Police today organized an awareness-cum-outreach program themed gender discrimination and legal rights for women at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Shargole.
Principal GHSS Shargol, Ishey Namgal, teaching staff and police officials attended the program.
Social Worker from Special Cell for Women and Children Kargil, Hassina Batool, informed the participants about services of the special cell.
A brainstorming session also held which was followed by a question and answer session. A movie on gender discrimination was also screened.
While interacting with participants, Batool briefed them about gender norms that have created inequalities in society.
The social worker informed the participants about different forms of violence in society which include financial, verbal and emotional abuse.
She encouraged the participants to break the silence of violence against women and children either in the form of harassment, stalking, blackmailing or any other form of violence.
The social worker also informed the participants about the emergency services of police and also shared the emergency response number (112) and the helpline number of the special cell for women (9541902328).