5 government programs for the empowerment and well-being of women
Single Window System (OSC)
The OSC program was created in 2015 to help women who have been abused, whether in private or public spaces, at home, in the community or at work. Under the OSC regime, women who experience physical, sexual, psychological, emotional and economic abuse should be provided unconditional assistance and redress. Women contractors or referred to the CSO who experience violence following an attempted sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, trafficking, honor-related offenses, assault acid or witch-hunting will receive specialist assistance.
A woman victim of any type of abuse can get help under this program through 3 means mentioned below:
1) By itself.
2) By any individual, such as a civic-minded citizen, public official, relative, friend, volunteer, NGO, etc.
3) Through the Women’s Helpline (181), which is linked to police, ambulances and other emergency response services.
Hotel program for working women
The aim of the program is to increase the availability of safe and convenient housing for working women, as well as day care centers for their children, where there are viable employment opportunities for women. The plan provides funding for initiatives such as the construction of new hostel buildings, the expansion of existing hostel buildings and the construction of hostel buildings in leased spaces. The working women’s shelters projects supported by this plan will be open to all working women, regardless of caste, religion, marital status or other factors, as long as they meet the requirements of the program.
The plan provides an institutional framework of support for women who have been victims of adversity, enabling them to live a life of dignity and conviction. It plans to provide these women with housing, food, clothing and health care, as well as economic and social stability. Swadhar Grehs will be established in each district with a capacity of 30 women, to meet the basic needs of housing, food, clothing, medical care and care for women in distress who lack social and economic support. Swadhar Grehs will help individuals recover their emotional power, which has been damaged due to their bad circumstances. It also offers them legal assistance and orientation so that they can begin the process of rehabilitating in their new family / society.
Mahila Shakti Kendra
Mahila Shakti Kendra or MSK aims to empower rural women through community participation. The program is expected to operate at different levels, and technical support at national and state level to respective governments on women’s issues is provided. To create an environment in which women realize their full potential, convergent support is offered for equal access to health care, equality, education, vocational and vocational guidance, employment, health and safety, social security and digital literacy at the Gram Panchayat level in some districts / blocks across the country.
The Ujjawala program aims to take preventive measures to stop trafficking in human beings, in particular in vulnerable regions and segments of the population, as well as to ensure the rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of victims of trafficking. On the one hand, the new program aims to prevent human trafficking, while on the other hand, it aims to rescue and rehabilitate victims. The program aims to prevent trafficking in women and children for commercial sexual exploitation, to help victims to be rescued from exploitation and taken into custody, and to provide immediate and long-term rehabilitation services. to victims by providing them with basic equipment / needs such as legal advice, legal aid and guidance and vocational training.