UNDP has proposed to set up a skill development center exclusively for clients of Bharosa.
- Last year, the Hyderabad Police had signed an agreement with UNDP under the ‘Disha’ project to build capacities and skills of women affected by violence to help make them economically self-sufficient.
- The agreement extends support to enable these women to learn marketable skills and connect with income opportunities.
- There are plans to impart various skills in the field of entrepreneurship and it will also be in certain fields like desk jobs, he noted.
- The Bharosa center provides 24×7 services related to police, medical, legal, prosecution, psycho-therapeutic counseling and relief, and rehabilitation services in completely private counseling rooms to maintain confidentiality and privacy.
- The center is equipped with the well-trained staff and modern gadgets, including facilities like video conferencing so that the victims need not to go to the court.
- A large number of victims who approach ‘Bharosa’ center are not highly educated. Hence, the skill training would be given depending on the educational qualification of the victim
- ‘Bharosa,’ is a state-of-the-art center set up by the Hyderabad City Police to support women and children who are victims of violence.
- Since its establishment in 2016, a total of 3,560 victims have approached the center with a range of problems.
- Among these, over 2,600 victims have sought aid with regard to domestic violence.
- The UNDP has proposed to set up a skill development center exclusively for the clients of Bharosa.
- The necessary arrangements for setting up of the center are already underway and it would start in the next two-three months.
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