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Women Helpline Nagaland registers 503 cases in 10 months

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By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Feb 28, 2021 12:42 am
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Our Reporter
Dimapur, Feb. 27 (EMN):
As many as 503 different cases were registered in the state between June 2016 and March 31, 2020, according to the records of 181- Women Helpline (WHL), Nagaland.

181 is the helpline number that provides 24/7 toll free emergency service to women affected by violence both in public and private sphere besides providing information about women-related government schemes and programmes across the country.

WHL, Nagaland is under the ministry of Women and Child Development, government of India and it has been functioning since 2016 with the State Resource Centre for Women (SRCW) as the implementing agency in the state.

According to the data provided by the helpline, Kohima has the highest number of cases registered with 258 cases, followed by Dimapur and Phek with 100 and 51 cases respectively.

Out of the total cases registered with the helpline in the state, seven were rape/and rape murder cases, domestic violence-27, sexual harassment at workplace-12, missing-9, physical abuse-5, and cyber crime-9, among others.

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By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Feb 28, 2021 12:42:31 am