According to World Bank:
Empowerment is the process of increasing the capacity of individuals or groups to make choices and to transfrom those choices into desired actions and outcomes.
Women empowerment reffers to increasing the spiritual, political, social, educational, gender, or economic stregnth of individuals and communities of women.
Women's participation in building healthier society has five key components
Women's sense of self worth.
Their right to have determine choices.
Their right to have access to opportunities and resources.
Their right to have the power to control their own lives, both within and outside the home.
Their ability to influence the directionof social change to create a more just social and economic order, nationally andinternationally.
How to recruit in police department ASP, SI & Constable
- For recruitment to the post of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) a female must be graduate, age 18-30Y (two years age relaxation for females having continued government service of two years i.e., upto 30Y), selection through competitive examination conducted by Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) every year
- For recruitment as Sub Inspector (SI) , a female must have minimum B.A/BSC or equivalent qualification, age limit 18-25Y. Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) holds examination after the requisition of Punjab Government
- For recruitment as lady constable (LC), a female must have minimum matriculation certificate, age limit 18-25Y, height 5'/2". District Police conducts recruitment process (examination, physical test) whenever Punjab Government sanctioned posts of constables / lady constables for districts
All posts are advertised at Sargodha Police official social networking websites besides advertisement on national newspapers.
Enlisted below are the initiatives taken to ensure security of the women:
Sargodha Police has launched a new scheme to aid women in distress. "Women Helpline" Units have been established at Model Police Stations Cantonment & Sajid Shaheed , Complaint Cell SSP Office , Rescue-15 Office are providing prompt help round the clock to women in distress in these "woman helpline units". The following information provides a good start for raising awareness about crime prevention issues specific to women
Don't ignore the facts
- Assault can occur anytime and anyplace, and can happen to any woman - a child, grandmother, student, working woman, mother, wife - rich or poor.
- Those who commit an assault can be anyone - strangers, neighbours, spouses, partners, co-workers, classmates, family members and even friends. In fact, a victim will know her attacker in the majority of cases.
- The majority of assaults occur in an environment familiar to the victim - home, office, school, dormitory, etc.
- No one asks to be a victim of sexual violence. Rape is an aggressive act of violence where sex is used as a weapon in an attempt to hurt and humiliate.
- Any type of unwanted sexual contact - from touching to intercourse - is sexual assault, and it's against the law. The Sargodha Police is there to help.
- You can do a lot to reduce your risk of being a victim. Practicing the following tips is a good way to start.
- Be aware of your surroundings - know who's around you and what's going on. Walk with confidence and purpose. Be wary of isolated spots basements, laundry rooms, and parking lots
- Whether at a hotel/restaurant or house party, make arrangements with trusted friends to look out for each other, limit your drink intake, only accept food or drink from a trusted source and never leave that food or beverage unattended
- Make sure your home is not an easy target for criminals and take proper arrangements to make your home safer
- If you come home and see a door ajar or a window broken, call the police immediately. NEVER enter the dwelling
- If you have car trouble on road/highway/motorway call at 15, Rescue Office sargodha 0489230522, 0489230300, 1124 (Patrolling Police), 130 (Motorway Police)- this will bring official assistance. If a stranger stops to assist you, use caution. If concerned, get back in the car. Speak through a slightly lowered window and ask that person to get assistance for you
- If you think you're being followed, change directions and look for open stores, restaurants, public place or a lighted home, call the police as soon as possible
- Above all, if your instincts tell you that another person's actions are threatening or an environment is unsafe, then leave immediately. If you feel uncomfortable or uneasy, remove yourself
What to do if the unthinkable happens
If you are a victim of crime - from a stolen purse to physical violence -report it to the police immediately. Try to remember points of identification about the attacker (e.g., complexion, body build, height, weight, age, type of clothing). If possible write down the information while it's still fresh in your memory, and do not dispose of any physical evidence, such as hair, blood stains or skin samples.