Need Assessment for Women’s Helpline in Shillong: Field Study, Report, and Data Analysis (2001 – 2002)

Need Assessment Study - Women's Helpline ShillongThe main objective of the survey was to find if there was a genuine need for a helpline service for women in the city.

The findings revealed that out of 110 respondents, 105 said they would call the helpline if they came across a woman in need.

Most of the female respondents (166, or 84.3%) agreed that they would call a stranger to talk about their problems.

This research study led to the government initiative of creating  a helpline just for women in the region.

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The Report was Commissioned by: Directorate of Social Welfare Government of Meghalaya.

Other Research and Reports by Impulse NGO Network

Violence against Women and Children in Meghalaya
Access to Justice in North East and Jammu Kashmir
Access to Justice for Women in 5 Districts of North East India