VAWC

AcronymDefinition
VAWCViolence against Women and Children (Rutgers School of Social Work; New Jersey)
VAWCVacuum Assisted Wound Closure (surgery)
VAWCVirginia American Water Company
VAWCVitis Amsterdamensis Wine Club (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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Thomas Drew acknowledged the importance of VAWC and lauded Punjab government for taking the initiative.
Data from the Provincial Council for Women (PCW) during one of its VAWC activities here, disclosed that 6 in 100 women reported having experienced or suffered violence.
Contrary to the opinions and observations mentioned in the article, the success of the first Centre has prompted further VAWCs to be established in other districts of the Punjab including Gujranwala, Rawalpindi and Multan and for which Rs500 Million has already been allocated.
Official 2016 data from the Philippine National Police show the total number of cases of violence against women, including rape and other related cases, VAWC cases and other forms of harassment against women, have doubled after 2013.
According to Mr Sufi, the VAWC, Multan, has received over 1,300 cases so far which belong to various categories of violence.
About the performance during its first 6-months, Muhammad Ahmed Chishti stated that VAWC received nearly 1100 complaints including 752 of domestic violence, 68 complaints of harassment, 51 divorces, 36 rapes and 19 complaints of life threats.
The prime objective of the VAWC is streamlining speedy justice delivery process for women and all services to women, including first aid, FIR lodging, prosecution, medical examination, forensics and post-trauma rehabilitation.
The SRU sought the help of the International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School to come up with standard operating procedures that have been enforced at VAWC, and which are consistent with international human rights standards.
About VAWC performance during its first 6-months, the District Officer informed that VAWC received nearly 1100 complaints including 752 of domestic violence, 68 complaints of harassment, 51 divorces, 36 rapes and 19 complaints of life threats.
Codilla inaugurated this week an Anti-Trafficking Help Desk at Ormoc port ahead of the National Consciousness Day for the Elimination on VAWC on Nov.
Leachon said in relation to VAWC, there are about 27,000 cases nationwide, with the following breakdown: violation of child protection covered by VAWC, 10, 457; violation against women 10, 300; and rape cases, 7,000.
Later on, while talking to the media outside the VAWC, the CM said that the situation would not have worsened to this extent and no 'Panchayat' could have intervened had the police taken timely action in the July 16 rape case.