Rescue Junction supports street children in India

 
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Oct 12, 2009

40 CHILDREN RESCUED

On the station
On the station

40 CHILDREN RESCUED IN JUST THREE DAYS IN A JOINT OPERATION AT GAYA STATION WITH NGO SATHI, RAILWAY POLICE, AND EAST CENTRAL RAILWAY

In a major operation agaisnt child trafficking People FIrst in cooperation with another NGO working with street children in a different area, the police and Indian railways, over 24 staff spent 3 days and nights on the station in the first major intiative of its kind ever to be undertaken in Gaya. Ever present the workers intercepted unaccompanied children, wherever possible reuniting them through Rescue Junction with thier families. Whilst this work is always going on the scale of this programme was unprecendented, and confirms the key role of rescue junction in early intervention strategies and child protection in the district.


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  • Miriam E
    Miriam E Thanks for this update on your valuable work with homless children; what a wonderful idea to try to prevent child trafficking with such an initiative! Best wishes for the future success of your very worthwhile project!
    • 5 years ago
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Nick Hansen

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Bodhgaya, Bihar India

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