Trauma counseling for survivors after traumatic events like rape, violence or terrorism. Preventive programs against female feticide, protect children against abuse and rehabilitation of survivors.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
The need is to support survivors of trauma to overcome nightmares, depression and suicidal feelings. To work with survivors in the immediate aftermath of trauma till their rehabilitation, protect them till they testify in the courts. The beneficiaries are children and adolescents from all over India. Many victims of caste violence also approach the project. The project every year affects nearly a thousand children and their families including the whole community living around them.
How will this project solve this problem?
Team will visit villages, hospitals, communities where a traumatic event has taken place to provide trauma counseling to survivors. Do preventive workshops on female feticide, child abuse, torture and workshops on peace building in conflict zones.
Potential Long Term Impact
Building a victim centric criminal justice system, develop national victim protection policy and introduce victim impact statements in Indian courts. Lead to Indian criminal justice system becoming evidence based and humane towards the victim.
Total Funding Received to Date: $180
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $180 . The original project funding goal was $100,000.