Combatting Child Trafficking in India

  • P Project/Program

? Activity Status: Unknown

Key Information

Based on findings from the analysis, the project focuses on developing a network of local actors in the source and destination “hubs” of Mumbai and Kolkata. Our partners provide direct services to affected children and youth – working to reduce risk, remove children from harm, and rehabilitate and reintegrate them into safer and more nurturing environments. They also conduct extensive prevention work, outreach, and advocacy, working to raise awareness of these critical issues and influence relevant policy.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


South Asia


Activity URL

Not applicable or unknown

Government Affiliation

Non-governmental program


2018 -


Apne Aap Women Worldwide, Avani, Faith Foundation, Her Choices Trust, Purnata

Ministry Affiliation



Not applicable or unknown

COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas

Cross-cutting areas

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Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls (both in school and out of school), Other community members - female, Youth


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School Enrolment Status


School Level

  • N/A

Other populations reached

Not applicable or unknown

Participants include

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Program Approaches Back to Top

Health and childcare services

  • Sexual and reproductive health services (including family planning)

Life skills education

  • Gender, rights and power

Mentoring/psychosocial support

  • Adult (non-teacher) mentors

Policy/legal environment

  • Advocating changes to existing laws/policies

School-related gender-based violence

  • Anti-violence policies and codes of conduct

Women's empowerment programs

  • Advocacy/action
  • Empowerment training

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Increased years of schooling

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved health - other
  • Improved maternal, newborn, and/or child health (MNCH)
  • Improved sexual and reproductive health
  • Improved understanding of sexual harassment, coercion, and consent
  • Increased agency and empowerment
  • Increased knowledge of HIV, puberty, and sexual and reproductive health
  • More equal power in relationships
  • More equitable gender attitudes and norms
  • Reduced STI/HIV/AIDS
  • Reduced adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Reduced child marriage
  • Reduced intimate partner violence
  • Reduced poverty/increase household well-being