Nirbhaya Scheme for Women & Children launched in Kerala
Trivandrum, 5 June 2012: The ‘Nirbhaya' programme for fighting exploitation of and violence against women and children has been launched in the state. Three fast track courts will be setup at Trivandrum, Kochi and Kozhikode to solve cases against women and children under the programme.
The programme will co-ordinated by an officer of the rank of Inspector General. Police officers will be given special training for handling cases related to violence against women and children.