New Delhi, Dec.27:  A Parliamentary panel has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to increase women in Delhi police to 33 per cent. The department related-parliamentary standing committee on Home Affairs found that women personnel constitute only a little over 9 per cent of the Delhi Police force. (Also Read: Nirbhaya gangrape: Students protest release of juvenile convict) Also Read - 'Creating Toolkit Not an Offence': 5 Big Statements by Court as Disha Ravi Walks Out of Jail

The committee said that the set objective of enhancing the representation of women in Delhi Police to 33 per cent should be achieved within a time-frame. The panel noted the steps taken by Delhi Police post Nirbhaya gangrape case to curb crimes against women. It also emphasized the need for sensitisation programmes on behaviour towards women. Also Read - Republic Day Violence: Delhi Court Sends Actor-Activist Deep Sidhu To 14-Day Judicial Custody

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