ISLAMABAD (APP) - Minister for Interior, Rehman Malik on Sunday said that the government would form committees at provincial level soon to deal with harassment issues and implement the 'Anti-Sexual Harassment Act at grass roots level. Addressing the concluding day of conference on 'Gender Discrimination in Media and Capacity Building for Female Journalists arranged by National Press Club (NPC), he said the committees will comprise of Home Secretaries, members of Women Division and Inspector General Police as well as representation from NPC and female journalists. He emphasised on incorporating criminal liabilities in the harassment law including three-year imprisonment and said that FIR must be registered against the culprit, if there is sufficient evidence and the Ombudsperson recognises it. A bill will also be moved in the Parliament in this regard, he added. Interior Ministry has already established a Gender Crime Cell where anyone could register complaint from across the country, he said. 'Steps are being taken to have representation of women police in all the police stations to handle the cases of females, Malik added. While women lock-ups are also being separated, he said. 'There were one million untraced cell numbers when he took charge of the ministry, 90 per cent of which have been resolved, he said while urging the citizens to report if they find any untraced number to control criminal activities. Rehman also announced cash assistance of Rs 100,000 from the government for a blind girl Ammara from Goggi Studios. He paid tributes to Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto who initiated steps and policies for the empowering women. Women are rendering great contributions in diversified fields of life, he added. The contributions of Speaker National Assembly, Dr Fehmida Mirza, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) are the glowing examples of women empowerment to be followed by the others, he said. Malik assured the government support to end gender based disparity as saying 'women also have to initiate struggle to get their rights. Journalists are the important pillars of the society and they must be accountable and honest with their work to bring positive reforms in the country, he added. Chairperson BISP, Farzana Raja, on the occasion, said that PPP government is successfully carrying forward Benazir Bhuttos mission of women empowerment and BISP is one of its examples. She advised the women journalists to stay away from yellow journalism and always prefer national interest over the individual interest. Farzana said that women are holding reserved seats in National Assembly and the political parties must play their role for encouraging them to contest at general seats. About BISP, she informed that around four million beneficiaries are getting financial assistance from the programme.