Womens’ Helpline Gets 1.8 Lac Calls Since Launch, Most Relates To Instances Of Aggressive Behavior At Home

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On theevent of Women’s day a year ago CM Naveen Patnaik had propelled the 181 helpline for women getting deceived to sexual manhandle, endowment or stalking. The helpline was accessible for every minute of every day in all the 30 districts of Odisha with a point of stretching out quick reaction to ladies influenced with sexual mishandle or anything of that sort and to give data about women related government programs and a scope of different administrations.

The helpline has gotten 1,72,799 calls since its launch and has been able to help a lot of ladies in the state of Odisha.

Authorities said the helpline was a hit among ladies. It is controlled by the women and child development department, with specialized help from In2IT Technologies.

“The figure is empowering. We guarantee that any upset lady who calls the helpline gets quick help,” said executive of social welfare(women and child development division) DPK Reddy. He included that survey gatherings the helpline venture were held frequently with all partners, for example, shelter homes, NGOs and government authorities.

Authorities said a chunk of the calls got related to instance of aggressive behavior at home, rape, dowry brutality, provocation of senior citizens and stalking. Numerous guests likewise ask for data on government plans. The instructors get numerous phony calls however that don’t stop them from helping the penniless. “No less than 20% of the calls are phony. We prompt the mischief mongers against abusing the office,” said an authority.

The helpline capacities round the clock. Prepared women guides tune in to the issues of the complainants and give help to them. “In view of the prerequisites, we connect with police and social associations,” said Shashanka Choudhury, a HR authority of In2It Technologies.

The helpline has been able to help a lot of ladies in Odisha and the number of phone calls are a proof.


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