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It’s time for self-defence

business Updated: Mar 14, 2008 01:33 IST

.Pune BPOs have more than 20,000 women staffers, about 50 per cent of the workforce in such firms

.Nasscom’s Pune chapter has taken a lead in putting together a plan of action, which the association plans to take up nationally

.The NCR has about 45,000 women working with 250-odd BPOs

.NCR’s BPO association will select a professional security agency next week to train women staffers in self defence techniques

.According to Nasscom, over 70 per cent of the country’s total workforce has to be on night shift every day

. About 1,500 cars make 5,000 trips daily to pick or drop employees

.Safety measures for women are being initiated following the rape and murder of 22-year-old Wipro call centre employee Jyoti Chaudhari

.Jyoti was raped and killed last November by her office car driver and his friend, who were drunk