Prevention

Prevention aspect plays a vital role in all activities and plans of STOP. the organization strongly believes in creating safe spaces through its intervention in community and legal domain which can help prevent instances of violence towards women and children.

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STOP has adopted several community areas in Delhi where the at-risk ratio and vulnerability level of women and children is high. Currently, the organization has five communities are adopted; Bawana, Govindpuri, Valmiki, Tigri, and Tughlakabad. There are multiple measures taken by the organization in line with creating a better environment for women and children.

  • Academic Support Programme: young students from the communities are provided required support for formal as well as for non-formal education programme. In 2016, 47 new students enrolled in themselves in non-formal education alone in Bawana, while in Tughlakabad 71 students enrolled in the non formal education programme. various extra curricular  activities are also organized at the organization for all-rounded development of the children. Children are also taken for exposure trips to exhibitions and museums to help them develop an understanding of history and develop their personality.
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  • Psychological Support: The organization strives to help individuals by providing them psychological counselling.
  • Skill Training: Skill based training are provided to help women and young adults to crate better income source for their livelihood.
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Gathering of women at Tughlakabad for skill training.
  • Health Care: Bawana and Tughlakabad have access to health clinics set up by STOP within the community centre. In Bawana, Dr. U. K Ghosh (MBBS) visits the centre twice a week. Tughlakabad is visits by Dr. S Chakraborty (MBBS) five days a week. Health literacy workshops and training sessions are also organized to raise awareness regarding health related issues and address any concerns of the community members.
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Health awareness camps at J.J. Colony, Bawana
  • Legal Aid: STOP provided legal assistance and counselling to each case depending on its nature/merit. A total of 33 cases were registered collectively in all the five communities where in apart from the regular issues, missing complains and rape cases were registered.

 

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