Telecounseling Manual of SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action): for Prevention of Violence against Women and Children

Telecounseling Manual of SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action): for Prevention of Violence against Women and Children

SNEHA’s program on Prevention of Violence against Women and Children works towards ending discrimination against women and girls in public and private spaces and ensures participation and leadership of women to prevent violence in their communities. Violence against women is: “any act of gender-based violence that results in, or...

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Swathi Nyaya Sanjeevni: Creating a best practice to stop violence against women

Swathi Nyaya Sanjeevni: Creating a best practice to stop violence against women

Swathi Nyaya Sanjeevini (SNS) was conceived in 2005 and involved the sex worker community to address issues related to violence and harassment experienced and witnessed by women in sex work. SNS also conducts sensitization programs for the perpetrators of the violence. The following is a report by Swasti Health...

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Social Protection Scheme Compendium for Artisans and Craft Workers

Social Protection Scheme Compendium for Artisans and Craft Workers

In the current pandemic crisis, artisans and craft workers have been severely affected with many losing their livelihoods. They are also the farthest removed from access to useful and timely information on services that they can avail to overcome the crisis. A resource repository of Social Protection for artisans...

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A theory of change for community interventions to prevent domestic violence against women and girls

A theory of change for community interventions to prevent domestic violence against women and girls

Efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are essential, now more than ever. COVID-19 lockdowns and associated restrictions have led to an increase in reports of domestic violence as many women have been forced to spend signficant time in close proximity to their abusers. Community interventions and mobilisation...

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Mumbai Police and SNEHA: A Collaborative Project to Respond to Survivors of Violence

Mumbai Police and SNEHA: A Collaborative Project to Respond to Survivors of Violence

Efforts are required to combat and address cases of domestic violence, especially in light of the increase in cases brought on by COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions. Law enforcement will play a signficant role in these efforts, so it is essential that they are equipped with the relevant knowledge and...

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Gender Matters: The Intersection of Violence Against Women and Mental Health

Gender Matters: The Intersection of Violence Against Women and Mental Health

The spread of COVID-19 sparked a series of lockdowns across the globe. With the implementation of lockdowns came notable increases in the number of calls to domestic violence hot lines and support servies. Rising rates of gender-based violence have emerged as a troubling trend during this time. Gender-based violence...

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