Where can Domestic Violence Happen?

Last updated on Apr 8, 2022

[Trigger Warning: The following content contains information on domestic violence which some readers may find disturbing.]

An act of domestic violence can happen anywhere. It need not always be confined to the house you are living in.(( Bipin v. Meera D.S. 2017 (1) RCR (Criminal) 479.)) Domestic violence can take place anywhere, like your place of employment or education, your child’s school, the marketplace, etc(( Section 18, The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.)).

You can file a complaint and with the help of a lawyer, go to Court to file a case against your harasser, regardless of where the domestic violence has happened.

Some states provide handbooks for ASHA workers where you can find more information on forms on violence and how to file a complaint to seek protection against domestic violence. For example, see this handbook published for ASHA in Chattisgarh, Delhi, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

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April 20, 2024

Mere ghar ke just bagal Wale flat me ek bhudi Amma rehti hai .unki beti unko Ghar me lock lga ke rakhti hai aur bahut zyada maarti peeti hai…ham log kuch nhi kar pate hai unka personal matter hai.iske liye ham kya kar sakte?

Alka Manral

May 29, 2024

Agar aapko lagta hai ki kisi ki suraksha khatre mein hai, lekin khatra turant nahi hai, aur aapko shak hai ki unpar hinsa ho rahi hai ya ho rahi hogi, toh kripya kisi ko is baare mein batayein. Apne concerns local adult protective services, long-term care ombudsman, ya police ko relay karein.

Agar aap hinsa, shoshan, ya laparwahi ka shikaar hain, toh aap akela nahi hain. Bahut saare log hain jo madad kar sakte hain. Kripya apne doctor, ek dost, ya ek parivaar member ko batayein jin par aap bharosa karte hain, ya phir turant Eldercare Locator helpline par call karein.

Aap Eldercare Locator se telephone par 1-800-677-1116 number par sampark kar sakte hain. Specially trained operators aapko local agency ki referral denge jo madad kar sakti hai. Eldercare Locator Monday se Friday, 9 a.m. se 8 p.m. Eastern Time tak khula rahta hai.

Adhikansh states ke kanoon helping professions jaise ki doctors aur home health providers ko suspected abuse ya neglect ko report karne ki zarurat mandate karte hain. Ye professionals mandated reporters kehlata hain.

Mehatvapurna Links
National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPA) Get Help In Your Area
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) Resources
Eldercare Locator: community assistance for older adults

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