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Nepal: Launch of 24-hour Toll-Free Helpline for GBV Survivors

December 10, 2017


  • The National Women Commission in Nepal is launching a 24-hour toll free helpline to provide support to survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). If anyone faces GBV, or even witnesses such an incident, they can simply call the number 1145 to receive support for shelter, psycho-social support, child support and legal aid. The World Bank has provided support for the pilot project, while implementation support is provided by CARE.