Safety of women in the country is of utmost priority to the Government. The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing following schemes for protection of women:-
i. Swadhar and Short Stay Homes to provide relief and rehabilitation to destitute women and women in distress.
ii. Ujjawala Homes for rehabilitation of victims of trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation.
iii.Working Women Hostels for ensuring safe accommodation for working women away from their place of residence.
iv. One Stop Centre to provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence.
v. Scheme for Universalisation of Women Helpline intended to provide 24 hours immediate and emergency response to women affected by violence.