NISW has been running UJJAWALA project since April 2010 to prevent trafficking of women and children for commercial sexual exploitation through social mobilization and involvement of local communities, awareness generation programmes from own sources. Generate public discourse through workshops / seminars and such events and any other innovative activity.
We also facilitate rescue of victims from the place of their exploitation and place them in safe custody. Provide rehabilitation services both immediate and long-term to the victims by providing basic amenities / needs such as shelter, food, clothing, medical treatment including counseling , legal aid and guidance and vocational training . Trafficking of women and children for commercial sexual exploitation is an organized crime that violates basic human rights. India has emerged as a source, designation and transit for both in-country and cross border trafficking. The problem of trafficking of women and children for commercial sexual complexities and variation. Poverty, low status of women, lack of a protective environment etc are some of the causes for trafficking.