Milestone News from Rescue Foundation: 121 Girls returned home since iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE 2018
Rescue Foundation Activities
After rescuing them, mostly accompanied by police, raiding places where alleged kidnapped girls are, they are then moved for rehabilitation in one of four shelter homes. However, this never happens without asking every girl whether she even wants to be rescued.
begins with healthcare and psychological social counselling, followed by multiple forms of vocational training and education in multiple subjects. We have repatriated 121 girls to their homes and families’, continues Gerard. The Rescue Foundation aims to sustain and operate current projects, ‘which is vital to ensuring justice for hundreds of girls affected by this heinous crime. Receiving recognition and reward from iF has raised awareness of who we are and what we do, while prize money has contributed to the execution of our projects.’
are no secure numbers from India, yet many Foundations and NGOs estimate human trafficking affects 20 to 65 million Indians. Men, women and children are trafficked for diverse reasons. Many of them are trafficked into the neighbor countries and some even to Europe. The abduction of girls is a major problem in the culture and everyday reality in India.
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