Gender Sensitization Essay

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GENDER SENSITISATION PROGRAM
Law Enforcement Agencies (Police)
‘Police’ is State subject under the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India and, therefore, the State Governments and UT administrations are primarily responsible for implementing gender sensitization programme in Police forces.
Initiative at the Union Level
Gender sensitization programme is an integral part of training modules of:
• Sardar Vallabhbhai National Police Academy (SVPNPA) Hyderabad
• North Eastern Police Academy (NEPA) Shillong
• Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) New Delhi
• Central Detective Training Schools (CDTS) and
• Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) etc.
BPR&D has also issued an advisory to all States/UTs/CAPFs in order to include Gender Sensitization Modules in all of the curriculums of basic and refresher training courses for all ranks of trainees.
BPR&D has requested States/UTs/CPOs/CAPFs to organize workshops at State and District levels on “Gender Sensitization” & “Investigation of Crime against Women”. BPR&D has also prepared a syllabus for workshop on Gender Sensitization and Crime against Women. This has been uploaded on the BPR&D website for the information and guidance of all Training Institutions.

Gender Sensitization Training by CSR:
The Centre for Social Research, in partnership with UN Women,
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NCW collaborated with SVP National Police Academy, Hyderabad to provide a model curriculum for Gender Sensitization of Police Personnel. The report, while discussing many case studies conducted on the Police officers behavior towards victim of crime against women, presses the need for urgent training programs to sensitize Police
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