Set up panel for aggrieved men: NGO to govt

The members of Children’s Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting (CRISP), an NGO for aggrieved men, sought the government to set up a National Commission for Men in line with the panel constituted for women to protect gender equality.

The members of Children’s Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting (CRISP), an NGO for aggrieved men, sought the government to set up a National Commission for Men in line with the panel constituted for women to protect gender equality. The members wanted to draw the government’s attention prior to the World Suicide Prevention Day, observed on September 10.

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, in 2015, of 1,33,623 suicide cases reported, about 68% (91,528) were committed by men, Kumar Jahgirdar, president of CRISP, told media persons here on Friday. “There is rampant misuse of dowry law. False cases were booked against husband and his family.

The members sought the government to set up a commission for men with a 24/7 helpline at the police commissioners office. They also want the government to form a national strategy to prevent the suicide of distressed men. Empower police to registered complaints against wives, punish women who misuse dowry act and pass shared parenting bill, were their demands.

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