Will work as bridge between the victims and authorities
Over 800+ women from across Vadodara have registered to be Women’s Safety Ambassadors to help women seek help in their times of need and direct them to the concerned authorities and help coordinate for the same. The project is launched by Chhatra Sansad to give women a voice to represent themselves before the authorities with their pleas, suggestions and help in strengthening the society for better living.
The Women’s Safety Division will work as an bridge between victims and authorities, provide safe havens and make sure that justice for victims is secured in a timely manner. They are also work on to curb online harassment of women, which is ever increasing due to anonymity provided by the internet and to introduce women-centric cyber laws to combat harassment and violence of any kind against women.
The Women’s Empowerment Division will also help victims navigate the Police procedures and the Judicial system. This includes filing of FIRs, setting Court dates, finding adequate legal representation and any other auxiliary steps required for the victims to attain swift and proper justice.
Apart from this, Chhatra Sansad will also provide help in any possible, including, and not limited to, access to Lawyers for Legal Assistance, Grievance Counsellors to help them cope with their tragedies and also access to proper healthcare for any health and physical problems which may have arisen.
“Our aim is to provide a proper support structure through the entire process of them seeking the justice they deserve against the perpetrators and to make sure that justice is delivered swiftly and without any compromises,” said Kunal Sharma founder President Chhatra Sansad.
Chhatra Sansad will work not only on the Victim side of the problem, but also on preventing such crimes in the first place by raising awareness using Blogs and Info Webinars highlighting the issues and also providing the Victim’s account, anonymously.
They will hold regular webinars for School & College Students and Working Professionals to help raise awareness about intentional and unintentional ways of female harassment.
CS will also post Blog Articles every week to keep the masses updated on the various aspects for Women’s Equality. Blog entries will include a special section, wherein victims can share their experiences anonymously.
Deepa Srivastava, Nilam Mir, Manisha Raj and Aditi Tiwari are the executive members of Women Empowerment Committee.
“Women have historically been the most vulnerable in times of uncertainty. The lockdown unfortunately presents the perfect opportunity to be exploited & oppressed. No one to rescue them or extend them any help or support. We believe it is our responsibility to reach out to them and give a platform for their voices to be heard. Women are directly responsible for our future & need to be protected. Chhatra Sansad’s Women’s Empowerment Division aims to do so, be it a patient ear to their grievances, a grievance counsellor to cope with their problems or legal advice to ensure Justice is served,” said Aditi Tiwari, Executive Committee Member, Women Empowerment Division, Chhatra Sansad.
Chhatra Sansad is the first ever unique movement that provides the youth a platform to become an element of change. We at Chhatra Sansad have a vision to create ethical, spirited and competent public leadership in the country, which will shape our policies. We aim to make our democracy more vibrant and bridge the chasm between the way we are being governed today and the way we actually want to be governed.