WOMEN WELFARE AND EMPOWERMENT

The Women Empowerment Cell coordinates and supervises various schemes and programmes of the department. It undertakes measures concerning welfare and empowermnet of women and girls in the national capital territary of Delhi.These measures and programmes can be broadly classified as:

  • Preventive
  • Protective and
  • Empowerment

PREVENTIVE

  1. Working Women Hostels
  2. Delhi Commission for Women
  3. Awaaz Uthao Project
  4. Delhi Safe Cities Program

PROTECTIVE

  1. Institutions for Women
  2. Implementation of Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956
  3. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
  4. Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013
  5. The Women and Children Institutions Licensing Act, 1956.
  6. 181 Women in Distress Helpline
  7. Other Helplines for Women in Distress in Delhi

EMPOWERMENT

  1. Work Centre for Women
  2. Delhi Social Welfare Board
  3. Delhi Ladli Scheme
  4. Gender Resource Centre Project
  5. Financial Assistance Schemes