A social worker from our Night Care Center shares what his day looks like through the pandemic. Reehan Mirza shares his experiences, excerpts of conversations, fears, and struggles of the community.
Social casework adapts to context and time. The current COVID-19 crisis has led to a change in the conventional methods of practicing social casework as field visits are not possible. This case helps understand the functioning of remote casework through coordination and communication with the child, family, and stakeholders.
In continuation of our efforts of bringing various organizations together to network and collaborate for better coordination in the anti-human trafficking sector, Prerana and The Movement held the second edition of the digital roundtable on COVID19 on 7th July 2020. Read more to know the key takeaways from the discussion.
Running a child care institution is a major responsibility, and this responsibility has increased significantly in the current crisis. In part one of this series, we discuss the impact of the lockdown on children and staff at the child care institutions, especially Children’s Homes.
While relief workers were providing food supplies, there was a family in distress where their need was medication. This story highlights the difficulties of procuring essential medication in the COVID19 imposed lockdown.
The pandemic has affected the dignity and self-respect of many by making them depend on relief material for survival. This case brought to light the fate of workers who have migrated to Mumbai but were rendered absolutely helpless amid the lockdown.
Our counselor shares what a day in the life of a counselor working with minor victims of sexual abuse and exploitation, looks like. Priya Ahluwalia shares her journey as a mental health professional to a vulnerable and marginalized population struggling with unique circumstances and challenges.
The story showed the plight of the people living on the street, struggling with little or no means of survival. The insensitivity of the state towards the families added to their vulnerabilities and anxieties, amid the pandemic. While on one hand, the state is seeking that people must stay at home, they are creating a situation of homelessness for families on the margins.
A number of our employees are field-based, but due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the lockdown, we have had to change the way we work overnight. Our teams are now figuring out and navigating the new normal, trying to manage and maintain a work-life balance.
Here we share a recent conversation we had with Prachi Naik, the Project Manager of our Institutional Placement Program who has been navigating the new normal in these unprecedented times.