Jaipur: Rajasthan Women’s Commission Chairperson Suman Sharma raised her voice for women safety and rights of hearing impaired girls in a talk show organised by Patrika Media Action group. Deaf and Mute students of Poddar school who were present in the audience raised their concern over the Govt’s decision of banning the use of mobile phones inside classrooms as its the only source of communication or expression for them in case they need to raise voice against any kind of eve teasing. Suman Sharma took a quick notice to their request and said she will write to collector on behalf of students.
Girls raise voice against early marriages:
During the interaction, Anju Choudhary, one of the hearing impaired students complained that parents treat her in a different way in comparison to her normal siblings, she said, “My parents don’t learn sign language and also they don’t treat me in the same manner as they treat my other siblings.”
Echoing the similar concerns another student Tina Gupta raised issue of early marriage she said, “Usually deaf and mute girls are forced to marry at a early age as compare t their siblings which is because there are lack of options for higher education.” Another major collective concern of students was the disturbance of their routine classes which happen because their school that are often held in their campus.
Mahila Suraksha App Soon in Rajasthan:
To ensure security of women now Rajasthan Women’s commission is preparing to launch a new App. It will connect RWC, police and parents together. The monitoring will become more easy and if any toward incident rises, culprit would be booked at the earliest.