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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 ..

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 ..