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Safe Motherhood - Physical Abuse - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Medium Mobisode
Language(s) Hindi
Description Synopses:
The mobisode brings out the problem of physical abuse of women by their husbands during pregnancy. The video strongly advocates to stop violence against women.

Question: What can be the consequences of raising hands/beating a pregnant woman?
Voice Over Answer:
o It can be risky for mother and child's life
o It can damage the uterus
o It results in psychological shock to the woman

Question: What are the strict don'ts in pregnancy?
Voice Over Answer:
o Physical and sexual abuse
o Making pregnant woman do heavy work at home and fields
o Psychological abuse

In cases of violence against pregnant women we should do following things:
o If found, one should stop the violence immediately
o To help the victimised woman one should take her for a medical checkup with the help of ANM and ASHA
o One should spread awareness against domestic violence

Suggested Audience: Pregnant women, husbands, mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
Keyword(s) Physical and psychological abuse, violence, pregnancy, hospital, labour pain, domestic violence, complications, uterus, ANM, ASHA, AWW, sub-centre
Programme Communication for Development (C4D)
Sub-category Facts for Life Communication Initiative
Office New Delhi
Details Mobisode, 10:38 minutes
Date Created 08-Oct-2016
File Size 14.09 MB
Ref No C4D/FFLCI/1332