Meghalaya: Shillong gets its first ‘Sakhi’, centre, a one-stop centre for women

Meghalaya: Shillong gets its first ‘Sakhi’, centre, a one-stop centre for women

On the auspicious ocassion of Eid, Shillong has finally received its first and only 'Sakhi' centre, a one stop centre for women set up to support women affected by violence in private spaces, public spaces, workplace, community and even family.

The 'Sakhi' centre has come up at Ganesh Das Hospital OPD Building, Shillong.

The initiative is an attempt to provide all kinds of assistance including legal, police, medical help, counseling and temporary support services to women affected by violence.

It is an initiative of Union Government under the 'Nirbhaya Fund' for women safety pertaining to strategic areas of prevention, protection ans rehabilitation.

The report is sourced to a tweet by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

(TNT Desk)

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