K-P launches app to battle gender-based violence - News Summed Up

K-P launches app to battle gender-based violence


App is called KPCSW, named after Khyber Pakhtu­nkhwa Commis­sion for the Status of WomenThe Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government on Thursday launched a new smartphone application to assist women experiencing gender-based violence and improve the services it offers via the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission for the Status of Women (KPCSW). The app, named KPCSW also works offline. It contains features like text, voice and video messages, and MMS, to help women report cases of violence. To address women issues, KPCSW launches websiteIn a press statement, Australian Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan Brek Batley said eliminating violence against women everywhere is a priority of the Australian Government. “We anticipate that this app will play a pivotal role in providing support services for survivors of gender-based violence, with information to access shelters, medical services or legal aid services,” the dignitary added.


Source: The Express Tribune March 08, 2018 13:18 UTC



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