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For Women In India
For Women In India started as an initiative to help women seeking legal advice and a support system in matters related to domestic violence, sexual assault and sexual harassment at workplace free of cost. Currently, we are building a nationwide online resource centre to assist women access resources available for their welfare and safety.

Unseen & Unheard: Our Stories
This is the second chapter of our blog. The idea behind this chapter is to give a glimpse of life of women in India. Their everyday life, struggles and achievements. Apart from our website, you can follow the stories at the following social media pages:

For Women In India Network
For Women In India recently started their first YouTube Channel called Knowledge, Motivation & Entertainment. The channel aims to put forth and discus various issues pertaining to women. You are welcome to e-mail or message your suggestions and feedback or any other input you may have. This channel is for everyone championing women’s cause and for self-motivation.

We also accept aspiring YouTubers or entertainers to submit their videos to be featured on our channel. You can subscribe our channel here:

Supriya Yadav
I was a practicing lawyer in Delhi and specialized in women’s rights issues, specifically those related to domestic violence, rape and sexual harassment at work place. Currently, I am not practicing law but would still like to help those who need any information and referral on the above mentioned issues.


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