A helping hand

A helping hand

During this COVID -19 lockdown, many reports have shown an increase in the incidence of domestic violence across all spectrum of society. While for some staying at home has brought opportunities of bonding time with families, indulging in self-care, and cultivating...
A Life Transformed

A Life Transformed

This is a story of Khushi*, who hails from West Bengal and who faced betrayal at every stage of her life. At first her husband cheated on her for another woman and left her. Then a known lady from her locality asked her to move to Mumbai and promised her a stable job....
She got a chance to fulfil her dream

She got a chance to fulfil her dream

It took *Khushi almost a year to first speak to us about that fateful day when she was tricked into moving to Mumbai with the promise of a better life. Instead, she found herself trapped in the slavery of the sex trade. Four years into her marriage, Khushi was...
Freedom shapes her tomorrow

Freedom shapes her tomorrow

If one meets Nandini* today, one would only see a middle-aged woman who has fared well through the journey of life. One would not know that her transition, from poverty to being able to have enough, has cost her freedom.When Nandini was 21 years old, she eloped with...
Looking to a Brighter Future

Looking to a Brighter Future

There are times when we feel betrayed and lost in our teenage years. But to face the reality of the sex trade is beyond our worst nightmares. Sunita*, at the age of fifteen, was trafficked and brought to Bhiwandi red light area, a suburb of Mumbai, where she was...