Delhi Police enters Limca Book for training women in self defence
New Delhi: Delhi Police just marked its name into Limca Book of Records after it trained over two lakh women and girls under its self defence programme.
According to Delhi Police, the officials of Limca Book of Records has confirmed that Special Police Unit for Women and Children (WCD) will be awarded citation and certificate for training 2.08 lakh girls and women of Delhi in 989 programmes organized by Delhi Police in the year 2017.
"The agency further informed that record achievement will be featured in 2019 edition of "Limca Book of Records" and certificate for the same will be bestowed in February 2019," said Delhi Police in a statement.
According to DCP (SPUWAC) Geeta Rani Verma said that they have trained a total of 54,954 girls and women in as many as 320 self defence training Programmes during the current year up to November 30. "SPUWAC has been organizing self defence training programmes, under the 'Sashakti' scheme of Delhi Police, for girls and women since 2002 with an aim to empower them in order to ensure women safety and inculcate confidence in them," said DCP.
These programmes are a huge success with the girl, women of schools, colleges, institutes, hotels, RWAs, the private sector, marginalized communities, street children and government sector in Delhi in both terms of participation and utility.
Self Defence training to girls,women is an ongoing practice in SPUWAC which makes participants confident and strong enough to deal with any kind of situation in any untoward circumstances. This training empowers the girls , women to protect themselves by using ordinary objects like Dupatta, safety pin, handbag and backpack etc.