Tamil Nadu Government Launches 24-Hour Helpline 181 For Women

  • The Tamil Nadu government has launched a 24-hour toll-free helpline 181 for women facing domestic violence and sexual harassment at home or workplaces.
  • The initiative has been developed at a cost of Rs. 62.70 lakh.
  • The service includes various assistance ranging from police help, legal aid or medical services including ambulance, information on welfare schemes aimed at their benefit, besides government aid being provided to victims of domestic violence among others