All Field Action Projects
Who does Prayas Reach Out to?
Why does Prayas work with these groups?
To facilitate a process where a person shifts (away) from an environment conducive to crime or sexual exploitation to one that offers stability and safety in following areas:
This is expected to reduce the chances of a person resorting to or being subjected to exploitative behaviour.
What does Prayas do?
Social workers and training instructors visit different settings including prisons, police stations and government run institutions for women. Services such as information and awareness programmes, educative sessions, family support and legal aid are focused upon. This is done with the objective of establishing rapport and to provide information about rehabilitative services.
In order to counter problematic individual and environmental situations, a programme has been designed to replace illegal/inappropriate acquaintances, behaviors, and support systems with those that are socially acceptable. A team comprising of social workers, vocational training instructors, and counselors based in Mumbai and Bharuch operatefrom Development Centres for male (youth) and women.
The plan is implemented on a phase-by-phase basis, as below:
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