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Innovations

Guria works under the following broad areas of intervention:

  • Guria began with the adoption of 3 children from the redlight area by Ajeet at the age of 17 and now he has successfully adopted & living (over 14 years) in a Bedia village as a part of the community (traditional family based prostitution).
  • Guria’s successful strategy has created the first sustainable child prostitution free Red light area.
  • Legal interventions in 1747 criminal cases against human traffickers, over 600 bail rejections achieved (based on a hon’ble Supreme court writ by Guria) and total 70 brothels worth carores of rupees have been seized by the administration.
  • As an extension of the criminal cases, Guria has filed a total of 14 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 164 rescued victims, creation of spy camera videos as evidence and livelihood/govt. entitlements to 1397 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