REVIEW FOR TALK ON 'HUMAN TRAFFICKING' BY SUNITA KRISHNAN
Alliance Francaise, Hyderabad, Goethe-Zentrum, Hyderabad, The University of Hyderabad, Kalakriti Art Gallery and Moving Images have decided to dedicate the month of March to women. The whole month will feature events that are dedicated to raise awareness on women's issues. It starts with a powerful and capturing talk on human trafficking by Sunitha Krishnan, followed by a Q&A session, on 3rd March at the Taj Banjara.
Dr. Sunitha Krishnan is an Indian social activist chief functionary and co-founder of Prajwala, an institution that assists trafficked women and girls in finding shelter. The organization also helps pay for the education of 5,000 children infected with HIV/AIDS in Hyderabad.
Prajwala's "second-generation" prevention program operates in 17 transition centers, and has served thousands of children of prostituted mothers. The NGO's strategy is to remove women from brothels by giving their children educational and career opportunities. Krishnan and her staff train survivors in carpentry, welding, printing, masonry and house-keeping.
Entry is by invitations only. Please contact 2770-0731 for further details.