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Team India Update

05.11.2011 in Human Trafficking Survivors

Friday October 28th

Diwali celebrations still continue throughout the city. Every night people head to their roof tops or out into the street to set off an impressive display of fireworks. The city is truly a site to behold when everyone is lighting up the night sky with sparklers and fireworks worthy of a July 4th celebration in America. The festival season is winding down which means cool temperatures will soon follow.

Sunday October 30th

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Made By Survivors Team India Weekly Update

25.10.2011 in Made By Survivors Programs

Team India updates from the field in Kolkata. 

Monday October 24th 2011

Today we start hosting a researcher named Tanya that is here to evaluate the Jewelry Training program and other Income Generation Projects that we help manage to help determine how effective they are and, potentially, how we can make them better.  Tanya will be conducting a one on one interview with the local staff and the girls in the program to get an idea of how the program impacts them and if/how it has changed them.

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Preventing Recidivism in Human Trafficking Survivors

13.10.2011 in Human Trafficking Survivors

There is a tall wall, topped with barbed wire at one the best shelters in Calcutta for survivors of human trafficking.   Many visitors have asked why they need to keep the survivors behind a wall.  Show up at night and you will see why.  Human traffickers gather outside the wall, tossing notes and even cell phones over to the young women.   

 

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