Country India
Year 2010
Type of Measure Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Crime Against Women (CAW) Cells are found in police stations at the district level and the victims can approach them directly. The CAW Cells are in every district and are headed by an Assistant Commissioner of Police who deals with complaints of violence against women.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of India to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010