Sector Wide Approach to Strengthening Health ( SWASTH )

Bihar Technical Assistance Support Team (BTAST)
Government of Bihar initiative supported by Department for International Development, UK


Provisions of Domestic Violence Act (Hindi)

The radio programme features a drama on key provisions of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005. It talks about the role of District Protection Officers (DPOs) in providing relief and support to aggrieved women. Under the key provisions of the act, an aggrieved women can approach DPOs for filing Domestic Incident Report (DIR), request for short-stay homes, protection, free legal aid and medical services.