Kerala: India’s first all-women police station celebrates 50 years


The first women’s police station in India, inaugurated by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1973, may actually be the world’s first of its kind. The station in Kozhikode, Kerala, was established to provide a safe and accessible space for women to file complaints’ especially related to family issues and domestic violence. The current in-charge of the station, Thulasi KK, highlighted the empathetic understanding female officers bring to these cases. Read more

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