More than 50 helplines have been started across India to help women facing domestic violence

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While some of these helplines are active nationally, some are state specific and others were set up at district level.

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The helplines are run by police, women welfare departments and NGOs working for the rights of women

The domestic abuse national helpline number is 181 while women police helpline numbers are 1091 and 1291.

Here are other helpline numbers for specific states:

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Shakti Shalini: 01124373737; Delhi Commission for women: 011-23379181; Saheli: 24616484

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Police Helpline: 103; Mumbai Police Women Helpline: 022-22633333; iCall-TISS: 9920241248

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Vishaka: 18001800018; Rajasthan Nirbhaya Helpline: 1800-1200-020; Rajasthan Women Commission: 0141-2779001

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Punjab Women Helpline: 9781101091; Punjab Samvad (NGO): 0172- 2546389

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Haryana Women and Child Helpline: 0124-2335100; Haryana Women Commission: 0172-2584039

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