Non-functional and ill-equipped: One stop centres yet to be effective

Karnataka only has 30 functional one stop centres so far for domestic violence victims to report complaints. Facilities in one stop centres for domestic violence victims continue to be limited despite guidelines provided by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. None of the centres are working in Karnataka, said Nandini, regional manager at Action […]

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Shelter Homes For Women Struggle To Stay Afloat

Shelters under the Swadhar Greh scheme are struggling to survive due to irregular government funding. Shelter homes struggle to pay rent and provide enough support to women seeking help due to a lack of consistent financial aid. Akshata, assistant manager of a SwadharGreh, Shree BharatiyaAdimaJatiSewa Sanga, said that no funding has come for two years. […]

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Karnataka has 75,635 Homeless People Sleeping in the Streets.

With a 20 percent rise in the population of homeless people in Karnataka, there are only 11 shelter homes to accommodate them. According to the 2011 census, the total homeless population of Karnataka has risen by 20 percentsince, reaching now 76,735 persons, and only 11 shelter to provide a roof for them. In Bangaluru, there […]

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