Sayfty Survivors’ Toolkit was launched today at an event organized at the India International Centre in New Delhi. The special toolkit has been designed and developed by the Sayfty Trust with Support from UN Women India, Twitter India, Jagran New Media and Manupatra. The event is aimed towards helping the survivors of sexual assault in the country to cope up with their day-to-day life. The programme will raise awareness on the necessity of resources and services required for survivors of sexual assault. The event will be graced by several noted personalities who will also discuss the challenges faced by the survivors of gender-based violence along with launching the toolkit.
Stay tuned for live updates and event highlights of the launch
Live Update @ 7:00 PM: How does the Survivors’ Toolkit Work?
Explaining the need and the effectiveness of such a toolkit, Dr Shruti Kapoor says that the toolkit has identified and provided detailed resource information on 8 important aspects on which a survivor of sexual violence needs support. These include the following:
Live Update @ 6:40 PM: 31.1% women face violence at hands of husbands
Anju Pandey, Programme Specialist, UN WOMEN in her opening remarks said that they are proud to be part of the Sayfty Trust’s initiative to lunch such a useful resource for the survivors’ of sexual violence and assault. She also added a startling fact that nearly 31.1% married women have reported facing some form of violence from their husbands.
Live Update @ 6:32 PM: What does the Toolkit Contain
Dr Kapoor further added that the Survivors’ toolkit has been specially designed and develop to extend support to all the survivors’ in their battles. It helps provides them the right tools, resources, and information to help them not only get speedy justice but also the care they need.
Live Update @ 6:25 PM: Sayfty Survivors’ Toolkit Launched
Dr Shruti Kapoor, founder of the Sayfty Trust officially inaugurated the launch event for the Sayfty Survivors’ Toolkit. In her address, she stressed that such a tool was a necessity for women of this country as all of them have suffered from and are survivors’ of sexual violence in one form or the other.