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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.”

Name : Designation : 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 Umeed ki Kiran (Ray of...

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Treating survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in Delhi

What we do In November 2015, MSF opened Umeed Ki Kiran, a community-based clinic in North Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area. In line with the national protocol, the 24×7 clinic provides quality treatment (treatment of injuries; prevention of HIV/AIDS, unwanted pregnancy and...

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

Name : Designation : Shailja was three months pregnant when she first came to Umeed Ki Kiran, a community-based clinic run by Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in North West Delhi’s densely populated Jahangirpuri area. She looked...

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

Name : Designation : 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...

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