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One Stop Crisis Cell (OCC)
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One Stop Crisis Cell (OCC)
ulti-Sectoral Programme on Violence Against Women

One-Stop Crisis Cell (OCC) over Bangladesh
 
 
 
One-Stop Crisis Cell
Eight One-Stop Crisis Centers (OCCs) in Dhaka, Rajshahi, Chittagong, Sylhet, Barisal, Khulna, Rangpur ad Faridpur Medical College Hospitals are being run by the Multi-Sectoral Programme on Violence Against Women. These OCCs are located at the Divisional level so major portion of violence against women and children cannot be able to come in to these centers.  To extend the support for Women and Children victims of violence around the country 60 One-Stop Crisis Cell (OCC) were established including 40 in District Sadar Hospitals and 20 in Upazila Health Complexes.
Objectives of the One –Stop Crisis Cell
The main objective of the One-Stop Crisis Cell is to provide information to the women and children survivors of violence regarding various services i.e. health care, police assistance, legal advice, psychosocial counseling, rehabilitation, reintegration etc and refer them to the relevant organization.
Major activities of the One-Stop Crisis Cell
  • Coordinates the activities of the relevant ministries and divisions to combat violence against women and children.
  • Disseminates the judgments and directives of the higher courts to prevent physical and sexual violence and mental torture.
  •   Participates in advocacy programme  to prevent early marriage and dowry.
  • Cordially attend the victim and listen their problems and take necessary steps to provide services to the victim without delay.
  • Follow up the cases of the victims
  • Ensure the medical services of the victims.
  • Ensure the psychological counseling of the victims.
  • Establish referral linkages with the existing services of government and non-government organizations in the district and upazila level.
  • Routinely monitor and follow up to ensure that the referrals are made.
  • Meeting with stakeholders committees to monitor coordination and progress of the cell.
  • Participate workshop, seminar, meeting,  exhibition, symposium to popularize the issues on VAW prevention and making awareness among the common people.
  • Help to establish linkage between the One-Stop Crisis Center of the tertiary level medical college hospitals and One-Stop Crisis Cells at district and upazila level hospital.
Service provided by the 60 One-Stop Crisis Cell (OCC)

January 2013 - December 2016

Violence
Year 2013
Year 2014
Year 2015
Year 2016
Total
Physical Assault
3282
6290
4639
7348
21559
Sexual Assault
706
555
613
800
2674
Burn
27
31
34
53
145
Acid Burn
6
16
13
60
95
Mentally Abuse
347
511
690
831
2379
Others
23
37
27
289
376
Total
4391
7440
6016
9381
27228
One-Stop Crisis Cell Total Services in District Sadar Hospital and Upazila Health Complex
Sl. No. Services
January 2013 to December 2016
1
Psycho-social Counseling
9662
2
Legal Assistance
2870
3
Legal Aid
3393
4
Police Assistance
3879
5
Medical care
5594
6
Protect child Marriage
121
7
Arbitration
1604
8
Empowerment activities
43
9
Vocational Training
39
10
Others
23
11
Total
27228