Prevent trafficking by spending time with at-risk youth
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Prerana is a civil society organization that started working in the red light areas of Mumbai in 1986. It serves the actual and potential women and child victims of commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking (CSE&T). Immediately, Prerana noticed one of the greatest horrors in this community was the ultimate plight of children born to prostituted women and the children’s inescapable recruitment into the organized flesh trade. In response to the situation, Prerana pioneered several interventions, monitored the success stories out of each intervention and disseminated them for mainstreaming. Prerana plays a role in protection, prevention, vigilance, rescue, post rescue operations, victim care services, prosecution, empowerment of victim women, advocacy, legal support, policy level and administrative reforms, rehabilitation and social reintegration, generating social awareness, research and documentation, sensitization and training of special functionaries (like police, judiciary, etc) and networking and capacity building of fellow organizations.