Provision of Support for Police Reforms in Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

Group Photo of the participants of the three days residential program of Women Police Councils

PCHR in collaboration with PASS (Police Awam Sath Sath) initiated a project titled “Supporting Police reforms agenda with a focus on Gender Equality and women empowerment” consisting of three major Components. The objective of this component is to aim at enhancing the networking and learning opportunities to promote women’s status and leadership in the police service and facilitate gender-just policing practices primarily on the issues of crimes against women. The specific objectives of WPN are to;

  1. Inspire women police officials to collectively think and act to enhance their role and recognition within their organizations
  2. Raise awareness and understanding of the issues affecting women within the police service
  3. Contribute to the professional development of women police officials and have their perspective on policing matters
  4. Promote attitudinal and procedural change toward handling crimes against women
  5. Facilitate women police liaison with the community to better understand the security need of women