In the midst of increasing rape cases in India, a veteran politician, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan suggested a bizarre system of tracking working women to keep them safe. This proposed system left many netizens angry and disappointed.
Here are the details.
While inaugurating a fortnight-long awareness program for the crime against women, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan mentioned a new system for keeping women safe and reducing the number of rape cases. This new proposed system is neither about stringent laws or their effective execution nor about building social awareness among men and teaching them to restrain.
As per the source, the Chief Minister said a new system will be put in place, under which any woman moving out of her house for her work will register herself at the local police station, and she will be tracked for her safety. A helpline number will be provided to such women, enabling them to call for help in case of distress. The installation of panic buttons in public transportation will be made compulsory.
But, many netizens came forward to share their disappointment with such a system.
Many netizens further added how rather than training men not to rape, this solution tend to victimize women: