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Helplines in Maharashtra, India.

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Responders on our 24/7 crisis lines are well trained in counselling skills and crisis management by providing professional...


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If you or someone you know is a survivor of violence, there is help available. Our centres are open between 10 am and 6 pm from...


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24-hour toll-free helpline where trained counsellors respond to crisis calls and provide immediate emergency interventions...


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Additional no: 0211 423 1371, 09766 343 456


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Dignity Helpline was initiated as a response to the growing numbers of elder abuse cases in India. The biggest challenge with...


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Abuse and domestic violence hotlines are available in Maharashtra, India

Domestic violence is any action intended to control or keep power over a spouse, partner, family member, or girlfriend/boyfriend. The abuse may take the form of something physical, or it may be emotional, verbal, sexual, or financial. You might feel threatened, controlled, or belittled.

One in three women and one in three men have experienced abuse or domestic violence. You might be afraid of reaching out for support. However, there are people who are equipped and willing to help you. Consider reaching out to any of the 8 hotlines in Maharashtra, India who with abuse and domestic violence if you are experiencing these signs:

  • Your partner/family member has told you they will commit suicide if you leave
  • Your partner/family member humiliates you, insults you and puts you down
  • Being taken advantage of financially
  • You are being controlled by your partner/family member
  • Your partner/family member blames you for how they behave
  • Fear of your partner/family member much of the time
  • Your partner/family member hurts you or is threatening to hurt you
  • You are being isolated from friends and family members

After months or years of abusive behaviour from your partner or family member, you might doubting yourself and your sanity. However, this is your abuser talking. The abuse, and everything associated with it, is not your fault.

You might feel insecure and unsure what the right thing to do in your situation is. Fortunately, there are professionals and volunteers in Maharashtra, India who have experience helping domestic violence and abuse victims. They could help you find your way towards a better life.

Consider contacting a hotline in Maharashtra, India right away for free, private help with abuse and domestic violence.


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