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24/7 Helpline for Women Affected by Violence

24/7 Helpline for Women Affected by Violence

With the objective of further improving safety and security of women across the nation and in line with Union Government’s efforts towards overall betterment of women, the National Commission for Women has launched the 24/7 helpline number - 7827170170.  For any emergency assistance please call 112.

The helpline aims to provide 24/7 online support to women affected by violence through referral by linking them with appropriate authorities such as police, hospitals, District Legal Service Authority, psychological services etc.

The Helpline is being operated from the premises of the National Commission for Women, New Delhi.

Objective

  • To provide Digital Complaint Registration System for women in distress through trained counsellors
  • To facilitate psychological counselling or referral to the appropriate agencies such as
    • Police
    • Hospitals
    • District Legal Service Authority (DLSA)
    • Protection Officer (PO)
    • One Stop Crisis Centre (OSC).
  • To provide information about the appropriate support services, government agencies, etc.
  • For any emergency assistance please call 112.

Who can seek support

Any girl or woman aged 18 years and above can seek help by calling on this Helpline.  

Efforts of NCW for women safety

NCW under its statutory mandate has been looking into complaints under various categories of violence/deprivation of women rights from across the country. These complaints are received in writing or online through its website i.e., www.ncw.nic.in. The Commission processes complaints to facilitate in providing adequate and expeditious relief to women ensuring suitable  redressal of grievances. In order to strengthen and expand the complaint platform, the Commission took the initiative to start this Digital Helpline. 

Source : National Commission for Women

Last Modified : 11/26/2021



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