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  • Civil Servants have greater responsibility to contribute to social and economic empowerment of women

    Published on April 22, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called for collective work to root out from FILES-INDIA-POLITICS-FORUMthe society certain depravities against women.

    Referring to the gang rape incident in Delhi last December and the recent brutal assault on a little child, Dr Singh stressed on the need for vast improvements in areas related to safety, security and status of women in the country.

    Addressing the civil servants on the occasion of Civil Service Day in New Delhi, the Prime Minister said that Civil Servants as leaders in the government have a greater responsibility to contribute to the social and economic empowerment of women.

    Dr Singh said that government has moved with speed in strengthening the law to deal more effectively with offences against women.

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