Bandipora, July 18: Jammu and Kashmir Women’s Helpline Service (181) which is a project of Ministry of Child care and Women’s Development initiated by State Resource for Women, Department of Social Welfare Jammu and Kashmir, organised an awareness camp at Hassan Khuehami Govt Degree College Bandipora.
The purpose of the camp was to make students, teachers, Community members aware, regarding the various services the organization can provide to them on its helpline number—181 /One Stop Centre( OSC).
Speaking on the ocassion, State Coordinator JKWHL (181) Bilal Bhat empasis the the overall services provided by Women’s Helpline to the participants. Giving details about the Women Helpline Service, Bilal Bhat said it is an initiative of the Government to provide 24 hour-immediate response to women affected by violence and represent them in front of appropriate authorities, including police and legal ones.
He added even women in distress can reach on the number who would be provided with immediate support. Besides, the WHS (181) also provides hospital assistance and temporary shelter to the deserving affectees. College Administration appreciated the move and pledged to strengthen the message for masses. IEC materials were also disturbed among the participants. A large number of students, teaching staff participated the day long awareness campaign. Besides that Prof Abbas also deliver the speech.