Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI -

The min­istry of women and child de­vel­op­ment per­mit­ted a NGO, Aarambh, to open the childline cen­tre to work for the in­ter­est of the dis­tressed chil­dren. It was started on Septem­ber 24.

If any­one spots a child with some sus­pi­cious peo­ple or be­ing ha­rassed by some­one or loi­ter­ing at a pub­lic place, he or she can call 24x7 toll free num­ber 1098.

The mem­bers of the NGO will reach the spot and res­cue the child.

The cen­tre has also re­ceived about 20 cases of do­mes­tic violence.

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