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Legal Cell

In accordance with the mandate of the Commission, as per Section 10 of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990, that is to review the existing provisions of the constitution and other laws affecting women and recommend amendments thereto so as to suggest remedial legislative measures to meet any lacunae, inadequacies or short comings in such legislations, the commission during the year 2015-16 reviewed various laws and made recommendations thereto. The commission is concerned about spreading awareness about the rights and laws related to women and in this regard a number of awareness programmes were organized with the help of Law colleges, universities. The commission is also concerned about the capacity building of police officers and in furtherance of the same the commission jointly organized with Bureau and Police Research Development Training courses for Women Police Officers in Investigation of cases involving Crime against Women. The details are given in the respective sections.