India News | Women

Mumbai shutters police counseling centers for women involved in domestic disputes
  • The centers had previously provided trained police counselors working with not-for-profit organizations in conflict-resolution service provision.
  • From 2010 to present, 8,786 applications for counseling have been received, which has led to counseling and resolution options including compromise and further police action.
  • Instead of counseling, police will now only be able to outline steps that can be taken and refer women to outside resources.

Read the full story at the Hindustan Times.