provide free and confidential counselling to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This includes individual sessions, as well as meetings with their families.
Along with legal and emotional support
, the centres also provide survivors with assistance in the following areas:
- Filing criminal charges
- Accessing necessary medical information
- Helping in case of medical emergencies
- Acquiring vocational skills
are extremely well entrenched at the community level. They engage men, women, as well as the youth with gender related issues. Furthermore, they liaise with police and community officials to address instances of violence and to advocate against it.