PFDP organises seminar on safety needs of women, children


PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Forum for Democratic Policing (PFDP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) chapter here Wednesday organised a seminar on safety needs of women and children.

The aim of the seminar, organised in collaboration with EU funded Citizen Justice and Peace Programme (CJPP), was to formulate a specific implementation plan on victim support by developing a liaison between PFDP, homer and its attached departments, especially the police for better responding to the citizen’s justice needs.

Speaking on the occasion, DIG Operations Muhammad Ali Babakhel reiterated the seriousness of KP police and urged the need to strengthen investigation, prosecution, reclamation and probation with the involvement of civil society. He suggested developing a mechanism and linkages between various stakeholders for effective support to victims of abuse and violence.

District Chairman Muhammad Asim Khan expressed that district government, with the support of line departments, civil society and PFDP would take every possible action for eliminating the curse of child abuse from the society.

CJPP team leader Atif Masud said that an implementation plan was required to build upon the existing procedures and mechanisms to identify areas for an effective and efficient support mechanism for citizens.