Workshops were conducted in collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Safdarjung Hospital Delhi, for the faculty, senior residents, nurses and nursing students on Strengthening Health Care Response for Survivors of Domestic Violence (DV). These workshops aimed at building healthcare providers’ knowledge and perspectives on the issue. It enabled a better understanding of roles and response of health system and healthcare providers to survivors of violence vis-a-vis the existing laws. Around seventy one persons participated in the sessions.
These workshops were part of the larger initiative that was ongoing in the hospital for a better response to survivors. While response to sexual assault had been to an extent streamlined, efforts were on to consolidate them.