Jan Sahas has launched the National Helpline (180030002852) for Girls and women survivors of rape and sexual abuse in order to provide online and off line support including information and advice related to police, medical, legal and counselling. If aggrieved caller is belonging to intensive field outreach of Jan Sahas, she is referred to the respective district team for immediate assistance such as shelter, food; counselling and legal support.  A team of field workers, counsellor and lawyers are in touch with survivor and her family members if required any assistance. Jan Sahas has been extensive and directly working in 50 districts of 5 states of India. If caller required support in other districts, we have NGOs partners and database of government initiatives and NGOs, we are connecting them for further help.

A first on television, Star Plus is telecasting the brave story ‘Kya Qusoor Hai Amla Ka’? as part of its afternoon programming line-up at 12.30 pm. The show is an official adaptation of the acclaimed international Turkish series ‘Fatmagul’, which has been remade with an Indian cultural backdrop. The show portrays Amla as a girl of substance and a survivor who has the conviction to fight for justice, conquering the demons in people’s minds, and reinforcing through her story that the shame should rightfully be placed with the perpetrator and not the survivor of sexual assault.

Kya Qusoor Hai Amala Ka? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7KDaeFWPZU

Star Plus and Jan Sahas have tied up for providing support and aid to survivors of sexual assault via Jan Sahas toll-free helpline which is 180030002852.

Amitabh Bachchan is also part of this campaign on ‘Victim Shaming’ urges families, authority figures and citizens to reflect upon the need to break the tolerance towards how survivors of sexual assault are treated. Society has failed these survivors by stripping them off their dignity through incessant interrogation about the horrific incident by authority figures and merciless character assassination, shaming her instead of the perpetrators. In a Public Service Awareness Initiative by Star Plus, Bachchan questions these culprits of character assassination with one pertinent question: Whose fault is it? The campaign advocates the thought that society needs to place the guilt rightfully on the perpetrators by putting them on trial instead of shaming the survivors.

Amitabh Bachchan speaks up, asks a pertinent question: Whose fault is it?

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