Gender inclusiveness: Sindh’s DIG urges women to join police force

Gender inclusiveness: Sindh’s DIG urges women to join police force
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LARKANA: Women should participate in every sphere of life and it is the necessity of time that they should also be encouraged to join police department to serve masses, said Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) Abdullah Shaikh on Wednesday.
Delivering a keynote speech at a seminar organised at a local hotel by an NGO on ‘Gender Inclusiveness’, he said that their role will be very important in resolving issues faced by the women in the country.
He said recruitment of ladies policemen have been given priority and 5pc quota has also been reserved for them and separate cadre is also given to them in promotions.
Shaikh said recently separate desks have been established for them on the range, district and special police stations.
He said that on the directions of the Sindh High Court, 22 Rescue Centres have been established in entire Larkana Range and 31 desks have also been established on the recommendations of National Assembly’s Standing Committee for Human Rights.
He said separate complaint cells are also working in the offices of SSPs of five districts of Larkana Division and DIGP.
He said women police and their civilian counterparts play a very important role in maintaining peace and eradicating social evils from the society including preventing disputes.
Shaikh further said that women also play a major part in the development of any country provided they are relied upon and proper facilities are given to them.
Women police officers investigate cases in better and professional manner, he concluded.

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