What to do in case there is wife beating or domestic violence in your neighbourhood.

  1. I asked my Facebook and twitter community for help, below are some of the responses.
  2. “@powaiinfo: Just got a call from a friend that a guy is beating his wife and kids mercilessly, she is asking what to do? Any NGO? #fb”
    December 15, 2011 2:37:02 PM EST
  3. @powaiinfo the neighbours should go and ring the bell…atleast the firts level of intervention a mesage that they are being watched…
    December 15, 2011 2:37:55 PM EST
  4. @powaiinfo helpline 103 for women, senior citizens and children. the that is best to stop the abuse then the ngo can intervene
    December 15, 2011 10:09:05 PM EST
  5. @powaiinfo CALL THE POLICE.
    December 15, 2011 2:37:36 PM EST
  6. @Sengupta @powaiinfo Go ring the door bell.
    December 15, 2011 2:42:44 PM EST
  7. @Sengupta @powaiinfo 103 / 7738133133 / 7738144144
    December 15, 2011 2:43:38 PM EST
  8. @sahilk @powaiinfo When it is physical violence- unless you’re entirely sure you can take the guy down, do no such thing. Call the police.
    December 15, 2011 2:45:16 PM EST
  9. Sahil argues that the best first plan of action is “Bell Bajao!”
  10. @Sengupta @powaiinfo Not about bringing the other guy down. Just ring the door bell. Remember the Bell Bajao campaign?
    December 15, 2011 2:46:29 PM EST
  11. Bellbajao.org is a NGO that trains people to fight against DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
  12. @Sengupta @powaiinfo Here: bellbajao.org/
    December 15, 2011 2:48:11 PM EST
  13. @manojnayak @powaiinfo you could pass this on bellbajao.org/ thanks @AnkitBathija
    December 15, 2011 3:09:45 PM EST
  14. @powaiinfo where is it? u can call police senior mr kolekar asap… 9821270474
    December 15, 2011 2:52:01 PM EST
  15. December 15, 2011 3:13:07 PM EST
  16. @Naina @DKMahant @powaiinfo call the cops! DV Act!
    December 15, 2011 3:13:41 PM EST
  17. @DKMahant @Naina @powaiinfo please google Lawyers Collective and search their mumbai number on website.. Its a ngo for womens rights.
    December 15, 2011 3:18:12 PM EST
  18. @Naina @powaiinfo Ask her to contact the Women & Child Welfare Dept.’s Helpline number in tht city !
    December 15, 2011 3:20:57 PM EST
  19. @powaiinfo @shivOO @vivekvpandit sharadpawar the local corporator lives in lakeside. He’s a helpful person. Can approach
    December 15, 2011 4:11:33 PM EST
  20. @Naina @vishweshk @powaiinfo dfon’t know about NGO, but she must file a police complaint – an FIR and NOT NC, to protect self. Insist on FIR
    December 15, 2011 9:06:19 PM EST
  21. Last SMS I got from the friend was that the beating had stopped and the family seems to have gone to sleep. She said it was a routine matter and she would use the information next time to complain.
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