Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Facebook page for Issues concerning women & children viz adoption, sexual offences & atrocities : Maneka Gandhi

Facebook Page Soon For Complaints On Women's Issues: Maneka Gandhi

for issues concerning women and children such as adoption, sexual offences and other atrocities," she said.


Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: May 28, 2014 16:17 IST

Facebook Page Soon For Complaints On Women's Issues: Maneka Gandhi
New DelhiManeka Gandhi, who took charge as the Women and Child Development Minister today, has said her ministry will set up a Facebook page soon for addressing complaints on issues concerning women and children.

"The ministry will set up an interactive complaints redressal page on Facebook for issues concerning women and children such as adoption, sexual offences and other atrocities," she said.

Through this Facebook page, she added, the ministry will be interacting directly with those who have sent the complaints or raised any issues that need attention.

The minister said an interactive email-based helpline would also be set up for women.

Immediately after taking charge today, Ms Gandhi, who is a well-known animal rights activist and environmentalist, met senior officials of her ministry.

She is a seven-time member of parliament. She was also in the council of ministers during the previous NDA government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee.