Category Archives: Helping Hand

One Stop Crisis Center for Women in India

The government of India, on February 21, announced its plans to set up specialized one stop crisis centers for women for offering all necessary services for women subjected to violence….

Million Plus Cities in India to Start Women Only Buses

Finally, the issue of women’s security in India is getting some attention from the authorities. The gangrape and murder of a 23 year old girl in the national capital Delhi…

Bangalore All Women Police Squad

All-Women Police Squads Take to Securing Bangalore Streets

The first all-women police squad takes to patrolling the streets of Bangalore, India’s Silicon Valley.  And this is just the first step towards providing round-the-clock security service and a dedicated…

Aamir Khan Donates for Girls Cause

Superstar Aamir Khan Donates Big for a Shelter for Maltreated Women and Abandoned Girls

  THANKS TO AAMIR KHAN! Aamir Khan, the Bollywood superstar, is helping an NGO build a shelter in Ahmedanagar for wronged women and abandoned girls. The 8 acre facility will…


Toll Free ‘181’ Helpline for Women in Delhi – Finally!

In Delhi, women in distress can now call ‘181’ for help. And, it does ring. It’s a toll free number that can be dialed from a landline or mobile phone….