Sisters Living Works is a non-profit organization dedicated to suicide prevention in India.
Prevention of suicide among women in India by raising community awareness, involvement, education, and advocacy.
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day was created in 1999, and has been supported and sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention(AFSP). It takes place every year on the Saturday before American Thanksgiving. This year 18th November was recognized as International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day and this year, SLW in collaboration with Mithibai […]READ MORE
INTERNATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY, 2017 Across the world, September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month and September 10th is International Suicide Prevention Day. The team at Sisters Living Works commemorated this month by contributing and reaching out to the community through large-scale campaigns and public seminars. We kicked off the month by organizing a […]READ MORE
Online Pressure Groups – Should we be worried? The deaths of reportedly 130 teenagers worldwide has been linked to the online “Blue Whale” Challenge, an internet game, that is supposed to consist of a series of tasks assigned to players by administrators during a 50-day period. The tasks become increasingly harmful as you go up […]READ MORE
Click on the topics for more information: Suicide is now the biggest killer of teenage girls worldwide-WHO: Link Government decriminalizes attempt to commit suicide, removes section 309: Link India tackles worryingly high level of suicides among young people: Link One Suicide out of every five is by a housewife in India: Link […]READ MORE
Can we predict one’s risk of suicide? Are there tests available to measure, predict or assess one’s risk to suicidal behavior? According to a discussion ‘Diagnosing Self-Destruction’ on National Public Radio, Dr. Mathew Nock of Harvard University says about the Implicit Association Test(IAT), “Our preliminary results suggest that it does do a pretty good […]READ MORE
The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) collects data about mortality in India including deaths by suicide. In 2012, the NCRB reported that as many as 135,445 persons died by suicide in India, making suicide one of the leading causes of death for young Indians. During that year, an average of 15 suicides an hour or […]READ MORE
Mumbai is undoubtedly an internationally known metro. But with the title, also comes the pressure. The city with its fast pace is slowing down in terms of keeping its citizens emotionally safe.READ MORE
Television coverage in the 9:30 PM News slot on DD Sahyadri News (Marathi) on the 10th of September 2015.READ MORE
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