The All Women Police Station in Namakkal Town and Leaf Society (an NGO) jointly organised a one-day awareness programme on violence against women at Kuppampalayam Village recently. Participants were enlightened on types of domestic violence against women, dowry harassment, child marriages and female infanticide. AWPS Inspector Lalitha dwelt in on punishments that persons would attract for indulging in such violent acts against women. An oath was pledged putting an end to child marriage.

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