Enhancing the Quality of Response of the Health Care System to Sexual Assault. Dr Lakshmi Lingam, Dr Sunita Bandewar, Ms Sita Mamidipudi
The report presents a comprehensive study we undertook of health care and medico-legal care for survivors of gender based violence with special focus on domestic and sexual violence and identification of gaps in infrastructure and human resources. The study covered two states – Maharashtra and Telangana.
Supported by Department of Health Research, Indian Council for Medical Research, New Delhi
Host Institute: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, MH
FMES member: Sunita Bandewar
Published: April, 2021
The Steady Drumbeat of Institutional Casteism: Recognise Respond Redress. FMES, FAOW, MFC, PUCL.
Dr Payal Tadvi, a young woman who aspired to a bright future for herself and carried dreams of being of service to her community and society at large lost her life to the machinations of a cruel, discriminating, and hierarchical system. Many others before her have also been driven to death by a system that is dominated by those in power, that operates through a systematic denial of dignity and which seems to be impervious to even the constitutional principles of inclusion, equality, and justice. This is the understanding from where this enquiry starts.