Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday December 15, 2014
With the national capital witnessing a rise in crimes against women, the Delhi government is revamping the women's distress helpline 181, which was set up after the December 16 gang rape incident.
Cities | Written by Sonal Mehrotra | Monday December 15, 2014
The rape of a young woman executive allegedly by an Uber cab driver on December 5 has exposed the safety of women in the national capital yet again.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 21, 2014
Delhi Government's 181 helpline for women, which operates from the Chief Minister's Office, has been attached with the Women and Child Development Department, fuelling fear that the initiative taken after the December 16 gang rape may soon run out of...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Contracts of all the workers running the Women in Distress (181) helpline, set up in the wake of the December 16 gang-rape, have been renewed and the helpline is functioning properly, Delhi government said today.
India | Agencies | Tuesday March 4, 2014
The 24-hour 'Nirbhaya' helpline for women in the capital, launched shortly after a fatal gang rape in December 2012 sparked nationwide protests, is at risk of closing due to a lack of funds and political upheaval, its chief said on Tuesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 7, 2013
With a view to strengthen safety of passengers and check crimes against women in trains and stations, Railways will soon launch a 24x7 helpline which will be tracked on real-time basis across the country.
India | Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Tuesday February 26, 2013
Madhu Bansal, the wife of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, is at Parliament House to listen to her husband make his first Rail Budget speech and would like him to announce a helpline for women to call when in distress.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 24, 2013
"Sir, some men are following me", "My husband thrashed me again, please save me" - these are some of the 2,000 calls that Delhi Police Special Commissioner Sudhir Yadav has dealt with since a special helpline was activated in the wake of the Dec 16, ...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 15, 2013
For women facing sexual harassment in Delhi Metro or railway stations of the city, help will soon be available at the spot from police desks run by women officers.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 7, 2013
As part of efforts to enhance security for women and respond promptly to their distress calls, Delhi Police has revamped its helpline number 100 by increasing the number of lines from 60 to 100 and installed Global Positioning System (GPS) devices in...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 6, 2013
In yet another measure to help women in distress, the 'ladies-all' Delhi Metro coaches will now display the CISF control room number which can be used as a helpline.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 31, 2013
After a 12 hour disruption, the Delhi government's 181 helpline for women in distress resumed functioning early on Thursday, an official said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 30, 2013
The services of women helpline 181 was affected on Wednesday due to damage in underground telephone cables near Income Tax Office (ITO).
India | Press Trust of India | Monday January 21, 2013
A month after releasing the three-digit emergency number for women in Delhi, the government today said it will make available the '181' women helpline number to all states of the country.
Cities | Reported by Ketki Angre; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday January 16, 2013
The '181' helpline service for women in Delhi made a sputtering debut two weeks ago, hampered by technical glitches. A fortnight later, there are some encouraging signs of the service being streamlined.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 13, 2013
In the backdrop of the Delhi gang-rape incident, Bihar government is setting up a dedicated helpline to serve women in distress.
Cities | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Monday December 31, 2012
Delhi woke up to a slew ads announcing that the Chief Minister's Helpline for women in distress was ready to assist. Except it wasn't.
India | Reported by Tanima Biswas; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Monday December 31, 2012
Delhi woke up to a slew ads announcing that the Chief Minister's Helpline for women in distress is now functional. It isn't.
Press Trust of India | Monday December 31, 2012
The helpline will operate from the Chief Minister's office in Delhi Secretariat and it will be connected with all the 185 police stations across the city.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday December 24, 2012
The Delhi government will make functional within a week a three-digit helpline number '181' for women in distress.