What is abuse?
Why don't women ask for help when they need it?
What are some forms of abuse women face?
Where should women report cases of abuse?
What rights do women have in these situations?
How do women break out of abusive relationships?
What are the obstacles that women face in reporting cases of abuse?
What constitutes marital rape?
What is the role of the police department and the hospital in these cases?
Is there a protocol that should be followed in case of assault or abuse?
What are the Government and NGOs doing to ensure women’s safety?
This week, Dr. Munjaal talks to Dr. Nayreen Daruwalla, Program Director for Prevention of Violence against Women and Children at SNEHA along with Donita Quadros, a project associate with the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative who works on police reform, about how to deal with abuse.
You can follow Dr. Nayreen’s work at SNEHA on their website or on social media and you can follow Donita on @donitaquadros.
For help, please contact
Mumbai police helpline for women and children - 103
Rahat Helpline by Majlis (call for guidance or legal assistance) - +919930262833
Special cell for women and children - http://www.tiss.edu/view/6/projects/special-cell-for-women-and-children-maharashtra/contact-us-8/
Know your rights and laws - www.humanrightsinitiative.org
SNEHA crisis helpline number - +919167535765
Dr. Munjaal practices at Namaha Healthcare and you can find him at @Scissortongue. If you have any questions or just want to share something, please send us an email or a voice note at email@example.com.
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