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Innovations

Guria works under the following broad areas of intervention:

  • Working proactively beyond the boundaries of the intervention areas in the interest of woman and children – first to disclose the sexual exploitation in shelter homes – 57 girls in Agra Home.
  • Put forth Guria as a witness in legal cases to ensure convictions.
  • Guria’s successful strategy has created the first sustainable child prostitution free red-light area.
  • Guria began with the adoption of 3 children from the red-light area by Ajeet at the age of 17.
  • He has successfully adopted & living (over 18 years) in a Bedia village as a part of the community (traditional family-based prostitution).
  • Legal interventions in 2887 criminal cases against human traffickers, over 700 bail rejections achieved (based on a hon’ble Supreme court writ by Guria) and total 70 brothels worth crores of rupees have been seized by the administration.
  • As an extension of the criminal cases, Guria has filed a total of 15 Public Interest Litigations (PILs) in the hon’ble Supreme Court and hon’ble High Court to combating human trafficking.
  • Released bi-annual national status report on police misconduct in 100 cases of sex trafficking, rape and child prostitution in which the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh ordered an enquiry.
  • Witness protection (relocate rescued survivors) to 229 rescued victims, creation of spy camera videos as evidence and livelihood/govt. entitlements to 1969 rescued victims.
  • Created India’s first ever cultural group of 30 women in prostitution who perform traditional music and dance as a means of rehabilitation and awareness.
  • Launched a worldwide Freedom Now awareness campaign against human trafficking in over 20 countries – www.freedomnowcampaign.org