Parivartan

Empowering sex workers towards a life of freedom

Vision

That women in red light areas gain freedom and are empowerment for alternate livelihoods.

Thousands of women who have been deceived and trafficked are shocking examples of modern-day slavery. These women are treated as the personal property of individuals and are sold and traded at will through a network of pimps and brothel owners. Most of these women come from extremely poor economic backgrounds and lack basic education and skills required for safe alternate livelihood opportunities.

Sahaara seeks to break this cycle of abuse and injustice by offering these women recovery-based rehabilitation and focused reintegration services. Recovery-based rehabilitation is achieved through relationship and trust building; awareness, mentoring and counselling leading to mindset and behavioural change. In our focused reintegration, we develop and implement focused Individual Reintegration Plans (IRPs) that ensure literacy and educational support, skills building and preemployment training leading to safe and stable livelihood opportunities.

382 women were served through the Parivartan project.

Support the mental well-being and alternate livelihood efforts of a woman from the red light area

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