Swagata Yadavar

Swagata Yadavar is an independent journalist based in Delhi. She writes on gender, healthcare and other developmental issues

A group of ASHAs discuss the case study of a pregnant woman who was assaulted by her husband. They are at a training programme on the prevention of domestic violence conducted by SWAT, a non-profit SWATI. Photo credit: Swagata Yadavar

Health Workers Can Be Critical In The Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Patan, Gujarat: “A pregnant woman has been hit in the stomach by her husband; she is bleeding. There are also marks of assault on her legs …

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Madhinaben, a domestic violence survivor, with her children in their rented home. The counselling and support she found at the Mahila Sahayata Kendra gave her the courage to walk out on a violent marriage and become self-reliant. Photo credit: Swagata Yadavar

Gujarat’s Rural Hospitals Become Support Centres For Domestic Violence Survivors

Patan, Gujarat: The excitement is palpable at the gathering of around 30 women, old and young, seated in a circle at the sub-district hospital in Patan …

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