Many rape victims heal from rape without the aid of therapy. However, many women or girls require professional therapy.
These therapy include stress inoculation therapy, prolonged exposure therapy and cognitive processing therapy are all considered cognitive behavioral therapies. Apart from this many treatments for rape victims focus on treating the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as that is what women typically suffer from if trauma from the sexual assault is experienced long-term.
Maharashtra Government has taken an initiative to extend financial support to these rape or molesting victims so that their own confidence boosts and they are able to survive in this harsh world.
A meeting was organized to discuss and deliberate and select the fit cases to extend financial support to rape or molesting victims under the Manodhairya Yojana. During this meeting, 27 First Information Report (FIR) and the cases that were registered were reviewed, discussed and deliberated.
The members of the committee include Non-Government Employee Dr Smita Singalkar, District Surgical Doctor Dr Umesh Nawade, Police Inspector K S Tankar, In-Charge of SSB Police Inspector B S Powar, Woman and Child Development Officer Aparna Kholte and Probation Officer Bandurkar.
In the meeting held on May 18, 2015, 27 First Information Report (FIR) registered in different police stations were discussed. 14 cases are said to be from rural areas while 13 cases are said to be from Nagpur city.