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    Legal aid offered in 2,878 domestic violence cases by NALSA throughout Apr-Jun: WCD ministry

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    In a written reply to a concern in the Rajya Sabha, Women and Kid Advancement Minister Smriti Irani said 694 cases were fixed through counselling and mediation in the said duration.

    In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Women and Kid Development Minister Smriti Irani stated 694 cases were resolved through counselling and mediation in the said duration.

    In a written reply to a concern in the Rajya Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani stated 694 cases were fixed through counselling and mediation in the stated duration. Smriti Irani rejects domestic violence boost throughout lockdown

    “As per the information received from NALSA (National Legal Services Authority) for the duration from April 2020 to June 2020, legal aid and support have actually been offered in 2,878 domestic violence cases and petitions have been filed in 452 cases under the Security of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA),” she said.

    The defense officers under the Defense of Ladies from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and the dowry restriction officers under the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 were also directed to continue with their services related to providing defense and support to the women impacted by violence during the lockdown, she added.

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