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12:00 AM, October 28, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:31 AM, October 28, 2020

Violence on Women: DMP launches hotline, quick response team

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) yesterday launched a quick response team for women and children undergoing abuse.

"Any women and children living in a situation of abuse can call the hotline, and the team will go over to the victim's location," said Hamida Parveen, deputy commissioner of the Women Support and Investigation Division.

The rescued person will be kept in custody of the Victim Support Centre. "A lot of domestic workers live in conditions of abuse in the city. We will rescue them and help them go back home," said Perveen.

DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam launched this new team.

The hotline number where the team can be reached is +8801320042055.

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