HYDERABAD: After several other cases of sexual violence against women including Hyderabad gang rape and murder, the Central Government on Tuesday said that women's safety is a high priority. At the same time, the government said that many steps have been taken to protect women all over the country. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy spoke about the steps taken by the government to stop crimes against women, including launching a database on sex offenders. He also said that the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 was enacted to prevent sexual offenses.
According to information from sources, it has been learned that after 5 years, the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018 made more stringent punitive provisions including the death penalty for raping a girl below 12 years. went. The Act mandates completion of the test and testing within every 2 months. Emergency Response Support System provides PAN-India, single, internationally recognized phone number (112) based system for all emergencies.
It also states that in the first phase Safe in eight cities - Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai through the use of technology to assist in smart policing and security management. City projects have been approved. On September 20, 2018, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) launched a cyber-crime portal to report pornographic content to citizens.