J&K Women’s Helpline organizes awareness camp in Srinagar
BY: SUHAIL RATHORE
SRINAGAR: Women Helpline Service (181) of the Social Welfare Department today organized an awareness camp at the Composite Reginal Center Srinagar.
The purpose of the camp was to make aware, regarding the various services the organization can provide to them on its helpline number—181.
State Coordinator JK WHL (181) Bilal Bhat empasis the the overall services provided by Women’s Helpline to the participants besides that Shamim Ahmad Rehabilitation Officer, other concerned were also present at the camp.
Giving details about the Women Helpline Service, Bilal Bhat said it is an initiative of the Government to provide 24 hour-immediate response to women affected by violence and represent them in front of appropriate authorities, including police and legal ones.
He added even women in distress can reach on the number who would be provided with immediate support. Besides, the WHS (181) also provides hospital assistance and temporary shelter to the deserving affectees.
The program conducted at crc Srinagar and the target of the program was students and other faculty and staff members to aware them about the Women’s Helpline.