'Will reward schoolboys for behaving good with girls,': Maneka Gandhi

Faridabad: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Saturday said the government is planning to reward schoolboys who behave well with girls.

File Photo of Maneka Gandhi. AFP

File Photo of Maneka Gandhi. AFP

Addressing in an event at Manav Rachna University in Surajkund, Women and Child Development minister said the government is formulating a plan where schoolboys will be rewarded if they behave well with girls.

The minister also said that a plan is being worked out to include an alarm button on mobile phones which will be help women to seek assistance from police in emergency situations.

Gandhi said that girl students and women are being roped in to stop domestic violence.

The university has been organising a range of activities like self-defence techniques and awareness programmes for women which will end on the International Women's Day on 8 March.

PTI


Updated Date: Feb 27, 2016 12:36 PM

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