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Helplines: details available on the National Commission for Women website. Please see http://ncw.nic.in/frmhelpline.aspx
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Aasra - Helping People in Despair (Navi Mumbai) - 24 hr helpline & Crisis Intervention Centre for the lonely, distressed and suicidal http://www.aasra.info/
24/7 Helpline - +91-22- 27546669
RAHI Foundation (Delhi) - for Adult Women survivors of Incest and Child Sexual Abuse: http://www.rahifoundation.org/
B-200 Chittaranjan Park,
Second Floor, New Delhi - 110091
Ph: 011 41607055
Arpan - Towards freedom from Child Sexual Abuse (Mumbai)
Counselling support for parents whose child has gone through CSA call - +91.98190.86444
Ph: 022 2686 2444 / 2686 8444
Aparajita, one-stop rape crisis centre, Jaipur
Address: Jaipuria Hospital (Rukmani Devi Beni Parsad Jaipuria Hospital ), JLN Marg, Milap Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302018.
Sangama - A Resource Centre for Sexuality (Bangalore)
Focuses on the rights of sexual minorities
Viveka Centre for Emotional Support (Bangalore): http://www.vivekatrust.org/
Ph: +91-80-6533 0387
Open Monday to Thursday, between 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm and Saturdays from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm.
(No prior appointment is necessary)
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The GBV Help Map comprises verified listings across the world of providers of legal, medical, education / employment and emergency services, along with police, ambulance, consular and refugee-specific helplines for survivors of gender-based violence world over.
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