A mother’s concern

A mother’s concern

Coming from a background so unsafe, 8-year-old Aksa* is a daughter of a commercial sex worker named Sakina* who works in Ghatkopar red light area in Mumbai. Aksa’s father goes in and out of the prison often on the charges of robbery and beats her mother when he’s out...
Everybody deserves a better life

Everybody deserves a better life

Tina* can be defined as a jovial and playful little girl, who lived with her mother Nisa* and her five siblings in Bhiwandi. Since her father doesn’t live with the family and neither does he maintain any communication with them, the entire responsibility of the...
Anwar* finds a family!

Anwar* finds a family!

7-year-old Anwar was living in Bhiwandi with his family. He is a sharp boy, very responsible and helpful by nature. On an unfortunate day, in an argument that turned into a fight between Anwar’s parents, his mother ended up killing her husband. Thereafter she was put...
A family in distress finds relief!

A family in distress finds relief!

 Ayira* is a 75 years old widow from Thane. She lives with her daughter and granddaughter. Her granddaughter, being qualified up to 12th Grade, is the only earning member in the house who takes home tuitions and earns Rs. 10,000/- on a monthly basis. Ariya’s who...
Virtuous despite her misfortune!

Virtuous despite her misfortune!

Human trafficking in India is a growing epidemic in our country. According to the Global Slavery Index, 2016 there are 6 victims for every thousand people. (The Global Slavery Index report, 2016) and the number is growing. The crime of human trafficking is heinous and...
Living her days in safety

Living her days in safety

 The victims of human trafficking are a growing number in India. Many of these victim’s next generation are born into slavery. A girl child born to a commercial sex worker lives in high risk of either being trafficked or being forced into the trade by her own...