A Film on Strengthening health systems response to violence against women: Experiences of Indian hospitals

Violence against women is a major public health and health workers are often the first point of contact for survivors.

A Film on Maharashtra Medical colleges teach Gender Integrated MBBS

Gender Integrated modules for MBBS students.

A Film on providing First-line support through the LIVES Approach

The video seeks to introduce healthcare providers to evidence based recommendations on how to provide first-line support to survivors of violence though the LIVES approach (Listen, Inquire, Validate, Enhance safety and Support).

Gender Based Violence During Lockdown: Stay home, कितना सुरक्षित? Listen to Nirantar Radio

COVID mein Gender adhaarit Hinsa par Baatchit (part-1) Interviews of Sangeeta Rege, CEHAT and Rutuparna Bora, Nazariya

Strengthening health systems response to violence against women in Indian hospitals

To commemorate the International day on the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the 16 Days of Activism Campaign against Gender Violence, WHO has featured the work of WHO/HRP and CEHAT in Maharashtra, India on the health sector response to violence against women which involves implementation research study in 3 tertiary care hospitals in Aurangabad and Miraj and Sangli (each of which serves approximately 50,000 patients a month).

Beyond the Threshold

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.

Satyamev Jayate Season 2 - Fighting Rape - Giving holistic care at the hospital

Dr. Aditi explains why survivors need to be treated in hospital with sensitivity and with a uniform protocol.

Satyamev Jayate Season 2 - Fighting Rape - Healing touch?

Doctors play a crucial role in the physical and psychological recovery of survivors of rape. Soon after an assault, when survivors visit the hospital, they face disbelief and insensitivity. Irrelevant and unscientific procedures like the two-finger test are used to determine their 'habituation to sex', which clearly shows the biased nature of the medical examination. To correct this, NGO CEHAT developed a gender-sensitive protocol for the medical examination of survivors of rape.

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