According to a 2016 estimate by the Global Slavery Index, there are 45.8 million individuals involved in some form of modern slavery. Out of these, more than 18 million (highest in the world) people are living in conditions of modern slavery in India (Global Slavery Index 2016)
Globally, human trafficking is the second largest – and fastest growing – criminal industry in the world. (Polaris Project)
800,000 people, 80% women, are trafficked internationally every year. (The 2014 U.S. TIP Report)
Over 4.5 million individuals worldwide are victims of forced commercial sexual exploitation. (ILO Report, 2014)
Human trafficking earns profits of roughly $150 billion a year for traffickers. $99 billion of that is from commercial sexual exploitation. (ILO Report, 2014)
According to the 2015 State Department Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report, there were only 10,051 prosecutions and 4,443 convictions for trafficking globally in 2014. (The 2014 U.S. TIP Report)
75% to 77% victims enter the sex trade through trafficking (Report: Girls and women in prostitution in India, Supported by Department of Women and Child Development, Govt. Of India)
Only 0.15% (i.e. 1 in every 700) victims are ever identified ( US TIP Report 2012)
For 28 years, we have worked towards prevention, protection, prosecution, and rehabilitation of girls through various rescues, operations and collaborations in an attempt to make a safe environment for the women and children affected by sex trafficking.
Pioneered in the year 1993 by Ajeet Singh, Guria, a 36 member NGO in India, works towards fighting the sexual exploitation of women & children, especially forced prostitution & sex traffickingRead More →
India is a densely populated country which has a dichotomy between the fairly educated masses and those that suffer from poverty and corruption. In this context, Guria pursues a holistic grass-rootsRead More →
Part of our larger, holistic approach to combating human trafficking is to rescue women and children from being trafficked for sex and labour. Over the years, Guria has successfully rescued more than 2000 persons from the clutches of slavery.
Guria has strived to intervene in various sectors to achieve our primary goal of rescuing women and achieving a place safe for women. Through the various activities Guria, has become successful in achieving the goals.
Through our various interventions regarding prevention, protection, prosecution and rehabilitation we strive towards providing a safe haven for the victims of flesh trade by helping them rebuild their lives.
We at Guria believe that to achieve sustainability for both the survivors and this movement against child trafficking and sexual exploitation, we need peoples’ ownership and participation at source, transit,Read More →
Children, being the youngest section of the society, are easiest to mould and make the best messengers of social issues. By making the children aware, we also create awareness in their families and neighbours about the trafficking and exploitation.Read More →
Guria as an NGO that is dedicated towards prevention of human trafficking realises that merely carrying out rescue operations or charity work for the victims will not be effective in combating human trafficking.Read More →
In order to prevent second generation prostitution, Guria works towards providing basic literacy to the children of the red light a Bal Kendra In order to prevent second generation prostitution, Guria works towards providing basic literacy to theRead More →
Guria has garnered support from the national agencies on human rights like National Human Rights Commision, National Commission for Women, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights in the cases related to sex trafficking, child prostitution and rape.Read More →
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