The Government of Punjab has launched yet another application for the safety of women called ‘Meri Awaz’. The aim of the application is to help females in need by providing quick assistance.
In recent times, there has been a significant increase in harassment and abuse cases against women, The ‘Meri Awaz’ app is the government’s attempt to provide help on short notice to the victims.
Meri Awaz Application for Women’s Safety
When a victim activates the alert, a distress signal will be sent to the nearest police station so that officers can be dispatched at the earliest and culprits are apprehended.
“The police will respond quickly on the helpline in case of any harassment, torture and other emergency situations. The safety app will be used to provide expeditious assistance to the women across Punjab,” Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi said on Thursday.
He said the safety app designed by the Punjab Information Technology Board is user-friendly.