Increasing numbers of women in the state of Andhra Pradesh,India are trafficked for sex or labor or suffer domestic abuse. Girls are trafficked for forced labor and commercial sex. Parents in the rural and costal region hand over their children to middlemen, who promise education and a better life in the City. Poverty, lack of awareness and the absence of protective systems make the Region fertile ground for Trafficking and making their children more vulnerable.
CMM-its working experience of last 12 years, with and for them has taken a challenge and striving to rescue and save, as many children as possible from the hands of Human Traffickers’, Children born to and living with Sex workers, and living & affected with HIV/AIDS by providing holistic recovery services such as residential care, trauma counseling, facilitating Quality Education, referral services, Nutrition and extending Psychosocial Support in a stigma and discrimination free environment.
Through CMM-the rescued Children, gain the tools they need to experience,safe and dignified lifestyle.This enables them to break the cycle of vulnerability, poverty and live an empowered and successful independent life once they grow older.
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).