Redressing violence against women in COVID 19: Experiences of hospital-based centres in Mumbai, India

Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI)

The experience of the Dilaasa centres underscores the importance of the continued provision of VAW services in hospitals even during a pandemic and the recognition of VAW as a public health issue. 

A multi-sectoral response to this pandemic would have increased support for survivors through an effective and consistent set of network services.

Written by Sangeeta Rege, Padma Bhate Deosthali, Sujata Ayarkar, Anupriya Singh, Anagha Pradhan and Dilaasa teams

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