Q8. We are witnessing increasing instances of sexual violence against women in the country. Despite existing legal provisions against it, the number of such incidences is on the rise. Suggest some innovative measures to tackle this menace. (150 words)
It is a fact that violence against women is rising in our country despite all the measures taken by the Government, courts and the media. The progress of a country is not possible unless the women feel secure and gets equal rights as men in every respect.
The following innovative measures can be adopted to tackle this menace.
1. Boys must be educated with the right values since childhood and taught to respect women.
2. More female officers should be present in police stations for investigating crimes against women.
3. The laws against sexual violence should be made more stringent.
4. More courts must be set up to deal with such cases to expedite trial and ensure severe punishment.
5. Make simplified procedures to ensure conviction within a period of one year.
6. Women must be given training in self-defence.
7. FIR should be permitted from mobile apps without going to the police stations.
8. Eve-teasers must be rounded-up regularly by the police in civil clothing. (166 words)
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