Gender sensitisation training in judicial academies soon

February 11th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) In an effort to sensitise the judiciary, the women and child development ministry is working with the law ministry to introduce a gender sensitisation training module in judicial academies soon.Talking about the initiative, Sangeeta Verma, economic advisor to the women and child development ministry said: “Gender sensitisation of the judiciary is very important for speedy and effective trial of cases where a woman has been a victim of violence and harassment”.

“Therefore, we are working with the law ministry to introduce a gender sensitisation training module in the judicial academies. Something similar is being thought for in police training schools,” she added.

Verma was speaking at a consultation on Rising Cases of Crime Against Women in NCR: Corrective Strategies at the Institute of Social Sciences here Friday.

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