Women Cell

0477 2237474 9497987070 Vanitha Help Line 1091 ciwmncelalpy.pol@kerala.gov.in

District Women Cell is functioning at Alappuzha,near Alappuzha Railway station. Insepctor of Police is the head of the District Women Cell. In addition to this, one District Women Helpline is also functioning in all Police Districts in Kerala, each headed by a Woman Circle Inspector. They look into the grievances of Women, particularly, harassment against women, neglect, desertion, not recognizing her rights, and even family discards, etc. The Cells are tasked to uphold the right and dignity of Women, and, in appropriate circumstances, register cases against culprits. Women approach these Cells without any hesitation and fear, and receive counseling, on various matters in free of cost. Many-a-time the Women Cells act as interveners and help Women to compromise family problems, discords, etc. Women’s cell under police Head Quarters (Kerala State) came into existence on 01.07.96 vide Govt.Order No.5494/96/GAD dt. 25.06.96 in order to look into using atrocities against women

Women cell acts as a centre to offer succour to women in distress. Counselling is provided to victims of abuse. It also monitors investigation of cases where women are victims. Abandoned and destitute women are taken to protective custody and handed over to homes meant for them.

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