Research Project

Dilaasa: Intervention with the Health Sector for Responding to Violence Against Women (2000 Onwards)

Research Area : Violence and Health


National Workshop on Developing a Health Sector Response to Violence Against Women on 18th - 20th October, 2013

From 18th – 20th October 2013, CEHAT organised a workshop at YMCA International, Mumbai, to present strategies to engage with the health sector for responding to violence against women.

Second Lady of the United States of America Visits Dilaasa on 24th July 2013

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States visited Dilaasa, a hospital based crisis centre for responding to violence against women on 24th July 2013. Dilaasa is a joint initiative of CEHAT and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), and demonstrates an integrated health sector model for responding domestic violence and sexual assault.

International Women’s Day 8th March 2013, Celebrated with Much Gusto in Mumbai’s Municipal Hospitals

Mumbai, March 8, 2013: The International Women’s Day observed on 8th March 2013 worldwide was celebrated with much enthusiasm in 5 of Mumbai’s peripheral Municipal Corporation hospitals, including Rajawadi Hospital, Ghatkopar, M.T. Agarwal Hospital in Mulund, Cooper Hospital in Vile Parle, K.B.Bhabha Hospital, Bandra and K.B. Bhabha Hospital, Kurla. More than a decade ago, CEHAT and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai collaborated on an initiative to make the health sector and health care professionals responsive to women facing violence.

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