Sakhi One Stop Centre- Lakhimpur & Dhemaji

INTRODUCTION
We Dikrong Valley Environment and Rural Development Society is implementing One Stop Centre at Lakhimpur District and Dhemaji District.

Address of our One Stop Centre:

Dhemaji District: NH 15, Himati Chuk Gaun, Dhemaji, Assam 787057

Lakhimpur District:KB Road, Purandar Sarmah Path, North Lakhimpur, Assam.

One Stop Centres (OSCs) are intended to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace. Women facing physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, irrespective of age, class, caste, education status, marital status, race and culture will be facilitated with support and redressal. Aggrieved women facing any kind of violence due to attempted sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, trafficking, honour related crimes, acid attacks or witch-hunting who have reached out or been referred to the OSC will be provided with specialized services.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Scheme are:

(i) To provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence, both in private and public spaces under one roof.

(ii) To facilitate immediate, emergency and non-emergency access to a range of services including medical, legal, psychological and counselling support under one roof to fight against any forms of violence against women.

4. TARGET GROUP

The OSC will support all women including girls below 18 years of age affected by violence, irrespective of caste, class, religion, region, sexual orientation or marital status. For girls below 18 years of age, institutions and authorities established under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and the Protection of Children from
Sexual Offences Act, 2012 will be linked with the OSC.

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