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5 new women police chowkis to be set up in Lucknow

Lucknow will get 5 new women police booths (chowkis) in a bid to arrest the escalating rate of crimes against women. While there are 40 police stations in the city currently, there's just one station that is run only by women police officers. Hence, setting up more women-only booths in the city would help boost the efficiency of the police force while promoting promote women empowerment and safety across the city.

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Mission Shakti 3.0 in UP to focus on sensitising men about Women's rights!

Launched on August 21, the third phase of Uttar Pradesh government's flagship program 'Mission Shakti' has now shifted its focus to sensitising men. With an aim to raise consciousness about the rights of females, amongst the male population, the Women's Welfare Department of Uttar Pradesh is organising awareness programs for the same. This campaign has touched more than 10 lakh citizens across 75 districts of the state, through seminars, workshops and other means of communication.

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Third phase of 'Mission Shakti' to begin from August 21 in Uttar Pradesh

The state of Uttar Pradesh has decided to launch the third phase of its women empowerment program, Mission Shakti, from August 21. This in-house campaign lines up several programs to create, streamline and augment benefits for the state's female population. With initiatives focusing on safety, employment and hygiene, Mission Shakti aims to uplift and benefit women from all sections of society.

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Female farmer-centric programmes under UP's Mission Shakti to mark Women's Day

Under the ongoing Mission Shakti, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has directed all government departments to organise programmes that focus on women empowerment to commemorate the occasion of International Women's Day. To conform to this order, the Department of Agriculture has scheduled seminars and interactive sessions with female scientists to promote women farmers. Further, district-level officers who have aided women by extending support through government programmes will be rewarded for their efforts. The extension of all programmes under Mission Shakti till April has proved to be a boon for women.

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Schools in UP to promote gender equality to mark Women's Day

In a bid to raise awareness about gender equality in Uttar Pradesh, schools across the state have planned several events in lieu of International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8. Starting on February 27, educational institutes have undertaken an initiative to vocalise the ideas of equality among all by means of a parent's meet and several other programmes, stretching up till 8th of March.

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