"We at Kolkata Police have been perturbed by the number of women who have shared #metoo. And we would also like to reiterate our pledge and commitment by saying that we hear every single one of you," says the post, shared some 17 hours before writing this.
In the post, Kolkata Police requests people to walk into their police stations and report sexual harassment without being afraid. They, in turn, promise to listen to the complaints 'with patience and kindness'.
"We also feel it important to talk to boys about the need to stop sexual harassment, and for this, we have recently launched a project, Dear Boys, in schools," says the post.
Since being shared, the post has collected almost 4,000 reactions and more than 1,000 shares on Facebook. Read it in its entirety below:
"I am loving whoever is handling KP's (Kolkata Police) social media," says one Facebook user. "Great initiative. More patrol cars on the roads and strict action for offenders will help too. Having lived in multiple cities unfortunately I have faced the most harassment on the roads in Kolkata," says another.
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