The Telangana State Commission for Women is constituted with a mandate to improve the status of women and to act against any ill-treatment towards women in the State. The major activities of the Commission include: a) monitoring the laws in force for equality and fair treatment of women b) monitoring the recruitment and promotions made in State and Public Sector firms and to ensure that equal opportunities are guaranteed to women c) Inspecting women’s jails, hostels, homes, shelter homes, etc. d) Studying and recommending the Government about welfare measures to be adopted for women, and so on. Another major work of the Commission is to follow up on complaints of harassment received from women. The Commission investigates into the matter and initiates action against those who perpetrated crime against women.