The National legal Service Authority (NALSA) has decided to open an online legal aid services by a committee of women lawyers in each district and blocks to come forward as a helping hand to assist the victims of domestic violence and child abuse which transfix during this pandemic situation.
NALSA Chief and Senior most SC Judge Justice N V Ramana said “one of the most Critical areas which came to our notice was the rising Incident of violence within the family itself we also saw increasing instances of child abuse during such times, when the victims cannot reach us it is imperative for us to reach”
He also acknowledged the endeavour of NALSA that has been taken to provide legal assistance to the victims.
Undoubtedly this lockdown has itself created psychosomatic matters and abuse within the family against women with extra burden of work pressure.
(By -Sanyogita Tiwari)