CPLC to check violence against women, children -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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CPLC to check violence against women, children

KARACHI: The Citizen-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) would cooperate by all means with the City District Government Karachi (CDGK) in order to provide timely legal aid for women and children victims of violence. In this regard chief CPLC Sharfuddin Memon met City Naib Nazim Nasrin Jalil at her office on Wednesday. Talking to the CPLC chief, Nasrin said that the city government wants such a coordinated contact between the city government’s union councils and the CPLC whereby common people may not face legal problems. “The city government is making all-out efforts to control street crimes in the metropolis”, she said adding that in order to check violence against women, while it is incumbent over the menfolk to widen their horizon and consider womenfolk on equality basis. Memon informed regarding the basic responsibilities of the CPLC that included timely registration of FIR and provision of legal aid to the affected persons in case they faced problems at police stations.
Source: The News
Date:11/9/2006