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Measures taken by the Government to prevent crime against Women

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, G.Kishan Reddy in a written reply to Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 informed that women safety is a high priority for the Government and has implemented several schemes and initiatives which are- (1) The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013 enacted for effective deterrence against sexual ..

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What is One stop centre (OSC) scheme?

The One Stop Centre (OSC) Scheme replaced The Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY) provides a range of services in an integrated manner under one roof including medical aid, police facilitation, legal counselling, psycho-social counselling and temporary shelter to women affected by violence. Till date, 595 OSCs have started operations out of 728 OSCs that ..

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President presents Nari Shakti Awards

President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Nari Shakti awards, 2018 on the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8th March. Nari Shakti awards are the highest civilian honour for women in India. 44 Nari Shakti awards were presented for the year 2018 and the awardees include Scientists, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, social workers, farmers, artists, masons, a ..

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Sakhi Centres

Sakhi centre or One Stop Centre (OSC) is a fully sponsored scheme of Central Government. These centres are set up through the Nirbhaya Fund under the National Mission for Empowerment of women by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. About the Sakhi centre Sakhi centres offer integrated services like medical, legal, psycho-social support and ..

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