Published on: July 24, 2019
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP)
The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, on 22nd January 2015, with the objective to value and celebrate the girl child – ensuring her protection and enabling her education, and her participation in the society.
Mahila Shakti Kendra:
Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK) will provide “one stop convergent support services for empowering rural women with opportunities for skill development, employment, digital literacy, health and nutrition and to provide a foothold for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao activities.” The State Resource Centre for Women is the Project Management Unit (PMU) for MSK District level and MSK block level. District Level Centre for Women (DLCW) has been extended to all multi – sectoral BBBP districts- Mon, Wokha, Mokokchung, Peren, Phek, Longleng, Tuensang, Kohima and Aspirational District, Kiphire. MSK block level will be set up only in aspirational district, Kiphire.
Sakhi – One Stop Centre:
The objective of the Sakhi-One Stop Centre Scheme is to provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence, both in private and public spaces under one roof. It aims to facilitate immediate, emergency and non-emergency access to a range of services including medical, legal, psychological and counselling support to fight against any forms of violence against women. OSC has been established in every district and is integrated with the Women Helpline-181 and the Family Counselling Centres (FCCs).
181-Women Helpline (WHL)
181-Women Helpline is a 24 hour toll-free telecom service, exclusively designed to support women affected by violence. It provides immediate and emergency response to any woman or girl facing violence within public or private space through referral (linking with appropriate authority, such as Police, hospital, legal services, etc.), and provides information about women related government schemes and programs across the country. It is integrated with the Sakhi – One Stop Centres (OSCs), in all districts, as well as the Family Counselling Centres (FCCs).