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  • The decision to open ‘One Stop Centres’ was taken in a meeting held in August between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi, in which Maliwal was also present
  • As many as 11 ‘One Stop Centres’ will be opened in Delhi and will be run by DCW. These centres will be opened under a central government scheme
  • Medical, legal and psychological help would be provided to the victims of rape, molestation, dowry harassment and the like at these centres

New Delhi, October 10, 2016: A number of ‘One Stop Centres’ will come up across the national capital to help women/girls in distress, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal said on Sunday.

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“As many as 11 ‘One Stop Centres’ will be opened in Delhi and will be run by DCW. These centres will be opened under a central government scheme. Funds for its functioning will be provided by the central government,” she said, adding that the order for their opening has been issued by the state government.

Medical, legal and psychological help would be provided to the victims of rape, molestation, dowry harassment and the like at these centres, she said.

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“These centres will function as extension of DCW’s Crisis Intervention Cell (CIC) and Rape Crisis Cell (RCC). With the help of ‘One Stop Centres’, DCW will be able to address issues of more victims in the city,” Maliwal added.

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The decision to open ‘One Stop Centres’ was taken in a meeting held in August between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi, in which Maliwal was also present.(IANS)


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