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  project name ~ Madilu (Rehab Center)

category ~ Community Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Madilu (Rehab Center)

  NGO

 

Odanadi Seva Samsthe

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Mysore

  State

 

Karnataka

  Budget Approved

 

$ 19000

 

  Year Approved

 

2005

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sanjeev Koppal

 

Pittsburgh

 

  Caption

 

 

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  Summary

 

 

Odanadi Seva Samsthe is a social organisation situated in Mysore. For the past 10
years, it has been working for the rescue, rehabilitation and
empowerment of the victims of commercial sexual exploitation. It
also runs a home for the rescued children of both the children of
prostituted and rescued from the trafficking networks to make them
self reliant through education and vocational training.

ODANADI is constructing a shelter, Madilu, for providing residential care and rehabilitation of children rescued from flesh trade. This project was to fund certain essentials like sanitation, electricity, paint, kitchen,
rainwater and compound work for completion of Madilu,


 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Odanadi has rescued over 400 girls and young women victims trafficked for purposes of prostitution, bonded labour and domestic slavery. Their residential school caters to around 80-100 children who are minors rescued from trafficking, or children of rescued women. They have rehabilitated and counselled hundreds of trafficking victims. Theirs is now a model rehabilitation center and they have emerged as one of India''s best known NGOs working on this issue. Their rehabilitation, vocational training, and their promotion of activities like skits, drama, music, art, yoga and play as means of rehabilitation always keep the children and their needs in focus. They are also recognized as an agency working on policy change and sensitization of officialdom in trafficking issues.

 

  Goals

 

 

To prevent women and children from being trafficked for unlawful and immoral purposes. - To organise the prostituted into a vocal group fighting against exploitation, and facilitate their empowerment and rehabilitation. - To create a mass movement against trafficking in the source areas. - To integrate the trafficked children and the children of exploited women into the mainstream and make them self-reliant through counseling, education and vocational training. - To rescue women and children forced into prostitution and expose the unholy nexuases in the flesh trade. - To assist in the prevention of rural-urban migration, which is a major contributor or urban prostitution. - To eradicate the social taboo and rejection through sensitization of various social and peer groups. - To expose human rights violations against women and children in all sections of society. - To provide support to women and children affected by domestic violence and other socio-economic problems. - To combat child labour including domestic slavery, which is one of the contributor to sex trafficking.

 
 

  


 
 
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