National helpline centre for violence against women and children in Bangladesh

July 5, 2012 by

The Bangladesh Directorate of Women’s Affairs has launched a 24-hour call centre open to all victims or potential victims (women, men, children) of violence. The helpline provides immediate service to victims and links up to relevant agencies: doctors, counselors, lawyers, DNA experts, police officers etc. It is accessible from all parts of Bangladesh and through any mobile network.

The hotline helpline number is 10921.

For 25 years, BRAC has been providing human rights and legal aid services in Bangladesh, and we are proud to stand behind this new initiative. Please share the above information with your friends and relatives throughout Bangladesh.