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Near zero healthcare seeking behaviour among gender-based violence survivors: MSF stresses for community linked, survivor centric care model after latest data in India

New Delhi, India - The Government of India’s latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-V) data reflects a dismal state in the practice of seeking medical care post gender-based violence, including sexual violence, said Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières(MSF).Current estimates reflect...

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Delhi: MSF supports survivors of sexual violence in the aftermath of coronavirus lockdown

COVID-19 stresses led to a spike in violence for people living with their abusers In March 2020, to curb the spread of COVID-19, India joined several other countries around the world in imposing strict lockdown measures and redirecting health resources to meet the...

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Delhi: Walk through MSF sexual and gender-based violence project

Meet Dr Yashoda Kurra. She works as a medical doctor at MSF’s sexual and gender-based violence project in Jahangirpuri, Delhi. MSF SGBV project is a 24X7 clinic where MSF teams provide free-of-cost quality medical and psychological care to survivors of...

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A SGBV survivor’s story: “He would come home drunk, beat me, urinate on my face and threaten to abuse me in worse ways.”

A thin-framed Kamla* looked around, unsure whether she was at the right place, and hesitating whether to share her experience or not. This was the first time she was visiting MSF’s SGBV clinic on the recommendation of an MSF health...

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Delhi: Bringing medical care to victims of sexual and domestic violence in one of city’s biggest slum areas

Shailja was three months pregnant when she first came to MSF SGBV project, a community-based clinic run by Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in North West Delhi’s densely populated Jahangirpuri area. She looked anxious and confused. Like...

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Delhi: “There needs to be a shift in the individual and in society to say no to violence”

Virginia Lee is a counsellor from Australia who recently spent seven months working as a mental health coordinator in a community clinic in Delhi. The clinic offers medical and psychological care to survivors of domestic and sexual violence Incidents of...

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Médecins Sans Frontières raises awareness on violence against women

Delhi, 8 December 2016: The international medical humanitarian organisation- Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) organised an awareness-raising event on violence against women for the women and girls from the Jahangirpuri community today. Participating in support of the 16 days of...

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MSF opens treatment centre for survivors of sexual and gender based violence

Jahangirpuri (Delhi), November 5, 2015 – The international medical humanitarian organisation, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), inaugurated a treatment centre for survivors of sexual and gender based violence, today in New Delhi. MSF SGBV clinic located at Mahendra...

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