Portals to strengthen women safety launched

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Portals to strengthen Women Safety launched

By Sandeep nagyaan · 23 Sep 2018


Portals to strengthen Women Safety launched

Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh launched two separate portals to strengthen Women Safety. The portal “cybercrime.gov.in” will receive complaints from citizens on objectionable online content related to child pornography, child sexual abuse material, sexually explicit material such as rape and gang rape.

KINDS OF PORTALS:-

1) Cyber Crime Prevention Against Women and Children (CCPWC):- * This portal is convenient and user friendly that will enable complainants in reporting cases without disclosing their identity. * This will not only aid the victims/complainants but also help the civil society organizations and responsible citizens to anonymously report complaints pertaining to child pornography, child sexual abuse material or sexually explicit material such as rape and gang rape. * Complainants can also upload the objectionable content and URL to assist in the investigation by the State Police. The complaints registered through this portal will be handled by police authorities of respective State/UTs. * There are other features such as a victim or complainant can track his/her report by opting for “ report and track” option using his/her mobile number.

2) National Database on Sexual Offenders (NDSO):- It is a central database of “sexual offenders” in the country which will be maintained by the NCRB for regular monitoring and tracking by the State Police. * The database will include offenders convicted under charges of rape, gang rape, POCSO and eve teasing. * The database includes name, address, photograph and fingerprint details for each entry. However, the database will not compromise any individual’s privacy.