Authors : ICRW
Published Year: 2018
Women who experience intimate partner violence or domestic violence are often socially isolated, cut-off from friends and/or family who could support them and help them address the situations they are facing.
In India, women survivors often approach health systems as their first point of contact. Can the health sector offer resources to survivors of intimate partner violence? In this video, shot in Mumbai and New Delhi, survivors of violence as well as health care providers talk about their experiences, the role played by the public health system in providing services and support to women facing such violence in these instances and the potential for expanding these services to reach more women in need.