You can get information about the Scheme of Short Stay Homes for Women and Girls, provided by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, here. At this link, you will also find details about the eligibility criteria, beneficiary type, and benefits of the Scheme. Information on how to avail the Scheme is also provided.
At the instance of the Department of Women and Child Development (D/WCD), the Programme Evaluation Organisation (PEO), Planning Commission, undertook the evaluation of the scheme of Short Stay Homes (SS Homes, henceforth) for women and girls to assess if the implementation of the scheme, the functioning of the Homes and the quality of services being rendered are in accordance with the guidelines and objectives of the scheme. At the instance of Department of Women and Child Development, Programme Evaluation Organisation launched the present study with a view to study inter-alia, the overall performance of the Short Stay Homes and the impact of the scheme on the target group.
At the instance of Department of Women and Child Development, the Programme Evaluation Organisation undertook the study to assess the operation of the scheme of Short Stay Homes (SSH) for Women and Young Girls and its impact on women with regard to their rehabilitation.
UNODC together with NIMHANS developed this manual to be used as resource material for capacity building of staff working in shelter homes for women in India. The recently published manual highlights the specific needs of women in institutions, enables the care givers to understand these needs and gives them an insight into the spectrum of psychosocial interventions. It gives the caregivers an understanding of the various laws and policies that are available to safeguard the rights of women in India. It also focuses on the importance of care and stress management of the caregivers themselves.
This report is a result of ten months (March-December 2012) of intensive consultations with the nodal AHT officers, field visits to see the functioning and measure the impact of the Anti Human Trafficking Units (AHTUs) on the ground, visits to the government and NGO run shelter homes, interaction with Ministry and NGO officials. Given the clandestine nature of the crime and difficulty in reporting the same, data and statistics are largely based on anecdotal and media reports. The intention of the report is to pave the way for developing a strategic plan on establishing an adequate system of victim assistance, protection and referral mechanism for the country.
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