One Stop Centres, a dedicated comfortable area located within court premises where victims of sexual offences can come for appropriate legal help and advice, have been operationalized in Delhi Courts.
One Stop Centres has been established in order to facilitate the best humane, psychological and medical treatment to the victims of crime both during investigation, trial and even thereafter. The First Tier of OSC is based in the Hospitals and Second Tier operates from the Court Complexes.
Senior Advocate of Supreme Court, Indira Jaising tweeted about the facility and said that other states must follow.
Stakeholders in Tier-II which has been operationalized in Delhi Courts recently, are Judiciary, Delhi State Legal Services Authority & District Legal Services Authorities, Department of Prosecution, Delhi Police, Department of Women & Child Development and Non-Governmental Organizations.
Rape Victims, Acid Attack victims and victims of domestic violence can approach OSCs. Comprehensive Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for “One Stop Centre in Delhi” prescribes following infrastructure for Tier-II OSCs.
More about OSCs can be read here