On going project : 18 Jun, 2019
Advocacy for Pro-Women Policing and Access to Justice was initiated with the financial assistance of the World Bank, Dhaka Office from July 2003 - June 2004. The project is mainly supporting vulnerable women to get justice through information campaigns to raise social awareness of professional pro-women policing. Furthermore, it will safeguard the most vulnerable group of women from gender violence as one of its main objective so as to improve police treatment of victims.
A half-day Consultation Meeting on Advocacy for Pro-Women Policing and Access to Justice was held on 3 September 2003 at Dhaka. It was attended by 12 Police officials comprising of Inspector General of Police as Guest of Honour, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner, Officers-in-Charge and Sub-Inspectors of Police, 8 representatives from non-government organizations. The main objective of the Consultation Meeting was sharing views and opinions about ways to get feedback for preparing Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials on Pro-Women Policing.
Six half-day Awareness Raising Advocacy Workshops on Gender Violence for Police were held at CWCS office premises. The workshops were attended by Sub-Inspectors, Assistant Sub-Inspectors and Constables from the six police stations namely Dhanmondi, Ramna, Lalbagh, Mohammadpur, Mirpur and Gulshan.