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Irani says govt committed to empowering women and securing future of children

Irani says govt committed to empowering women and securing future of children

New Delhi: The government is committed to empowering women and securing the future of children, WCD Minister Smriti Irani said on Sunday as she listed out achievements of the Modi government in its first 100 days including freeing women from triple talaq and making law against child sexual abuse more stringent.

Congratulating the Modi government over completion of historic first 100 days , Irani said the government through its policy, decisions and plans has worked to improve the lives of citizens.

In a series of tweets, the Women and Child Development Minister referred to key measures undertaken by the Modi government in its second term.

Poshan maah (month) for ensuring a nutritious India, stringent POCSO law, freedom from triple divorce for women, 8 crore Ujjwala beneficiaries, decisions like sanitary pad in Re 1 show commitment by our government to the protection of woman power and securing the future children of the country. #MODIfied100, the Minister tweeted.

The Poshan Abhiyaan was launched by the Centre in 2018 to reduce low birth weight, stunting, under-nutrition, anaemia among children, adolescent girls and women.

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