One Stop Centre Scheme PDF
Implementation Guidelines for State Governments / UT Administrations
One Stop Centres (OSCs) are intended to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace. Women facing physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, irrespective of age, class, caste, education status, marital status, race and culture will be facilitated with support and redressal. Aggrieved women facing any kind of violence due to attempted sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, trafficking, honour related crimes, acid attacks or witch-hunting who have reached out or been referred to the OSC will be provided with specialized services.
Under this Scheme, in the first phase, one OSC envisaged to be established in each State/UT to facilitate access to an integrated range of services including medical, legal, and psychological support. Further, 150 additional Centres are taken up in second phase during 2016-17 in addition to 36 Centres in the first phase. Now, 50 additional One Stop Centreseach shall be established during the years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-2020.
The OSCs will be integrated with 181 and other existing helplines. Women affected by violence and in need of redressal services could be referred to OSC through these helplines
PURPOSE OF THE IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES
These guidelines have been developed to support stakeholders/agencies who would be involved in implementing the Scheme, as well as State, district and grassroot level functionaries. They are intended to serve as a reference manual for officials at the National and State/Union Territory (UT) levels for policy guidance and monitoring. The guidelines list the services to be provided under the Scheme, steps and processes/procedures for implementation. The guidelines also highlight the roles and responsibilities of various line departments. It provides indicative monitoring and reporting formats to be used at different levels. The guidelines are not exhaustive and the feedback received from States/UTs from time to time will be incorporated as per requirements.
The objectives of the Scheme are:
- To provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence, both in private and public spaces under one roof.
- To facilitate immediate, emergency and non-emergency access to a range of services including medical, legal, psychological and counselling support under one roof to fight against any forms of violence against women.
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|Language of PDF File||English|
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