WOMEN EMPOWERMENT, PROTECTION, AND PARTICIPATION DISCUSSED
PSCA’S WOMEN SAFETY APP A JEWEL IN THE CROWN: COO PSCA
EFFORTS MADE BY PSCA FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS ARE PHENOMENAL: PARTICIPANTS
United Kingdom Independent Commission on Aid Effectiveness visited Punjab Safe Cities Authority Head Quarter Qurban Lines Lahore here on Wednesday. The 3-members of the Commission were led by Commissioner ICAI Tamsyn Barton. COO PSCA Muhammad Kamran Khan received and discussed agenda points such as women safety application, women empowerment, protection, and workforce participation within and through PSCA as both an organization and a law enforcement cum security-provider body in the society. He also substantiated to the ICAI delegation the promising fact of women's participation being up to 25% of the authority’s total workforce. The representatives lauded PSCA’s initiatives of providing easily accessible security on the palm of women by PSCA’s comprehensively featured android app namely the Women Safety application.
On this occasion, COO Muhammad Kamran Khan briefed the delegation that the app is loaded with features such as live chatting, secured route mapping, location sharing and one-touch SOS call for immediate security provision and deployment.
He added more, Women from all walks of life including housewives and female students are benefiting from Women Safety App. The number of people installing app is also growing rapidly.
Expressing views on the occasion, Tamsyn Barton, Commissioner ICAI said that it’s a good initiative to create an app for the protection of women. Awareness of women safety app in remote areas is needed.
The delegation was also briefed about various sections of IC3 for a real-time functional demonstration of the integrated security platform. A commemorative shield was also presented by PSCA at the end of the visit.