UP Government launches Mission Shakti for security of women in the state

News: Uttar Pradesh government has launched a  6-month long women empowerment programme ‘Mission Shakti’.

 

Facts:

  • Aim: To raise awareness and tackle crime against women in the state.
  • Phases: The six month campaign has two phases:
    • Mission Shakti: It will focus on spreading awareness towards ensuring the safety and dignity of women and girl-child.
    • Operation Shakti: It will target eve-teasers and put them on the path of punishment or reform.If such elements do not mend their ways,they will have to face social-boycott and their pictures will be displayed publicly.
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