Kshamata seeks to promote an enabling environment where the survivors of trafficking, or those who are vulnerable to it, is able to choose and participate in her economic and social integration through a series of interventions leading to her empowerment and sustainable future. Kshamata therefore aims to work with the whole range of women in distress – homeless, destitute, and survivors of different kinds of exploitation, especially women trafficked for prostitution or bonded labour – to help them recover their dignity in life and enable satisfactory psychological, social and economic reintegration.
In this, Kshamata seeks to primarily de-institutionalize survivors of trafficking and women in institutions. For this, Kshamata would provide relevant support services, to facilitate the transition from State- and NGO-sponsored aftercare homes to greater personal autonomy.
Women who go through the SDC, or become independent earners at the shelter homes or communities, invariably need to find independent accommodation, or stay in hostels. Staying at working women's hosteRead More
Intensive residential training at Kshamata's SDC (Skills Development Centre) There are a number of women who need livelihoods but also need intensive training on both vocational skills anRead More
Vocational training at shelter homes Kshamata is working at two shelter homes to provide training on specific identified vocational skills with which the women will be able to produce small articRead More
Alternate Livelihoods for trafficking survivors in Community Kshamata is training sex workers in the Bhiwandi area, near Mumbai, on tailoring skills, to enable them to form a group and work part tiRead More