SAKHI (ONE STOP CENTRE), SECTOR-26, CHANDIGARH
The Chandigarh Child & Women Development Corporation is running a Sakhi-One Stop Centre for Women since, 2015. The brief details about Sakhi are as under:
- SAKHI endeavors to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace.
- Women facing physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, irrespective of age, class, caste, education status, marital status, race and culture are facilitated with support.
- The OSC has been integrated with 181 women helpline & Police Helpline.
- The facilities relating to medical, Police, counselling, Legal Aid and Shelter are being provided to distressed women under one roof.
- Temporary shelter for five days is also provided to the women who is in distress and requires shelter.
- The capacity of One Stop Centre to provide shelter to the women is of five beds.