Women Helpline receives 1.17 lakh calls in 5 months in Punjab

The `181 Helpline`, started to help women in distress, has received 1.17 lakh calls within five months of its launch in Punjab.

60% helplines at shelter homes for distress women do not work

Sixty per cent of helplines at shelter homes for women in distress are not functional, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has found.

UP`s 1090 women`s helpline heading for closure?

More than 50 percent calls made by women in distress go unattended due to dearth of facilities, enquiries have revealed.

Toll free `Women Helpline` be introduced in HP

To ensure safety of women and protect them against atrocities, Himachal Pradesh government has decided to start a `Women Help Line` with a toll free number within a month.

Mobile phone helpline for women in Gujarat

Gujarat government will be launching `Help Emergency Assistance Rescue Terminal` (HEART), a helpline which would enable women seek police help instantaneously through mobile phones.

Delhi`s women`s helpline breaks down

Delhi government`s 181 helpline for women in distress broke down for a few hours Wednesday, a Delhi government official said.

Use `181` code as women helpline number: Sibal

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has asked state chief ministers to consider starting a emergency help-line service exclusively for women on code `181`.

Women helpline `181` finally gets working

Having embarrassed Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit after a launch marred by snags, women helpline ‘181’ finally started working as a ‘hello’ in human voice gave way to long beep sound on the other end of the phone.

Delhi Govt to launch women helpline on Monday

Delhi Government will launch a round-the-clock helpline `181` on Monday for offering help to women in distress that will operate from the Chief Minister`s office.

DoT announces women helpline number `167`

Admist nationwide uproar over brutal gang-rape of a paramedic student, the Telecom Ministry on Monday announced a three-digit women helpline number `167`.

Haryana govt launches women helpline

Concerned over the spate of rape cases in Haryana, the state police on Friday launched a toll free helpline for women to take prompt action against culprits.

Haryana Police to set up women helpline

In the wake of rising number of rape cases, Haryana Police on Wednesday decided to set up soon a women helpline which would be functional round-the-clock.