With increasing crime against women in Kerala, the authorities are trying to spread awareness in the society. There are several initiatives to help women in distress:
Kerala Women's Commission
As a quasi-judicial body, the Women’s Commission can intervene in all matters relating to women. Complaints can be directly submitted to the Women's Commission or via online. The Commission's headquarters is near the PMG junction in Thiruvananthapuram.
Phone: 0471 230 2590, 2300509, 9188380783
‘Aparajitha is Online’ is a platform to report and resolve complaints related to cyber-crimes against women. Now, complaints of domestic abuse, including dowry-related harassment, can be submitted on the Aparajitha Online.
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9497996992.
Nodal officer's number: 9497999955
Phone numbers of the DGP's 24-hour control room at the police headquarters: 9497900999 and 9497900286.
A Kudumbashree initiative to help women and children, who are victims of abuse. Snehitha offers counselling, legal assistance and rehabilitation.
Phone: 0481 2792555, Toll Free No:1800425 2049
An initiative of the Department of Women and Child Development. The women will receive legal assistance online. They can register on the portal kathorthu.wcd.kerala.gov.in and report complaints.
District women protection officer
The services of the women protection officer are available in all districts. Report complaints directly. Legal assistance and counselling will be provided.
Women helpline: 1091
Sakhi one-stop centre provides assistance to children and women, who are facing physical and mental harassment.
Phone: 0481 2300955
National Commission for Women
Complaints can be reported via WhatsApp also.
WhatsApp number: 7217735372