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Helpline saves a woman from forced marriage

With the help of the Delhi police, the city administration’s 181 helpline for women in distress recently saved a girl from getting forcibly married against her wishes in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh. It all began when the girl, employed with a private company ... Asian Age, 1 month ago

Nepal takes cue from India, to launch helpline

The Delhi government’s 181 helpline for women in distress, children and elderly is all set to cross the Indian borders. The popular helpline, which recently crossed the mark of 10 lakh phone calls, is reportedly being launched in the neighbouring Nepal as ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

Two cops harass 181 helpline staff

Complaint lodged with local police Those handling cases of women in distress in the national capital are themselves facing “harassment” at the hands of police personnel, who are supposed to protect them. The matter relates to the employees of the city ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

Women on trains complain of harassment

The round-the-clock helpline (9503013705) is monitored by the railway protection force (RPF) and receives about 30 to 35 complaints in a month.
 Times of India2 months ago
Irish Examiner

Volunteer: Agency need help fielding calls

Calls for help are answered by caring volunteers who staff a women's helpline at a United Way agency's Montrose area office. Taking on a weekly weekday shift of four hours, these volunteers field calls from women on matters such as domestic abuse, ...
 Houston Chronicle4 days ago Dementia is the leading cause of death in women, according to ONS  BizWire Express2 days ago Helpline for domestic abuse gets 5 calls an hour (with case study)  Irish Examiner1 week ago Irish domestic violence helpline had 5 calls an hour last year as 11,500 victims seek help  Irish Mirror1 week ago

Women helpline to be made more effective

The city administration’s 181 helpline for women in distress is in the process of preparing a policy document to make effective changes in the existing rules to check crimes against women in the national capital. The helpline is likely to hold a series of ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
US Embassy Slovenia: Ljubljana

Preventing violence against women and children

SOS Helpline handbook presentation (Photo State Department) The U.S. Embassy is proud to support projects that aim to prevent violence against women and children. We congratulate SOS Helpline on the publication of their handbook and thank them ...
 US Embassy Slovenia: Ljubljana4 weeks ago Domestic violence support service overwhelmed with requests  Breaking News.ie1 week ago Cicilline Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act  Noodls1 month ago 28,000 domestic abuse cases reported in a year  Irish Independent5 days ago

Friendly Punjab Cop Is And Oxymoron As There Is No Such Thing

CHANDIGARH Despite people-friendly measures, such as a helpline for NRIs, women and children, there is a growing perception that the state police has been politicised and this has affected its functioning. The Women Armed Special Police Squad ...
 Link1 month ago

Ragging — still an ugly truth of city colleges, rampant but not reported

The National Anti Ragging and Anti Racial Discrimination helpline receives about 15,000 calls per week from across the country. (File photo) Between April 17, 2012, and October 29, 2014, the National Anti-Ragging Helpline received 1,389 calls from ...
 Indian Express21 hours ago

High Court calls for a ‘social reformation’

The Delhi high court on Wednesday called crimes against women in the capital as an “alarming” situation as it has been taking place inside homes and the accused in majority of these cases is known to the victims. It also said that the situation “calls ...
 Asian Age1 day ago
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