When Home Is Unsafe: Abusive Men Put Women at Risk Even In Lockdown

January 1, 1970


Get us to the finish line of completing a 90-bed hospital for Government of Karnataka

Swasti is setting up a 90 bed modular hospital within the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases, which will function as part of the existing Institute. This facility will be used for care provision for COVID in the coming year and in future will provide care for people who come to this facility; it is right next to 2 other Govt. hospitals (NIMHANS and Sanjay Gandhi Trauma Centre)
This article throws light on the increased instances of domestic abuse during the nationwide lockdown. There has been a drop in the number of calls to the domestic abuse helpline. This indicates greater silence of committed abuse. The article suggests what to do when facing abuse or how to help someone facing abuse. It also mentions reccomendations for policy makers and national level organisations on supporting the fight against domestic violence during the panedmic. Authored by Mythreyee Ramesh for The Quint.

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