Research

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Rules, 2020: A Comparative Look

The Prerana team created and worked on a comparison table of the new rules and old rules. This particular document highlights the new changes based on the stakeholder responsible for the execution of the same. In the attempt to potentially ensure a robust child protection system, these documents have been put together so that the relevant stakeholders can easily identify changes and their role in it.

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COVID-19 and the Red-Light Areas : A Rapid Assessment Study

This is a Rapid Assessment Study of the situation of the Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking living in the Kamathipura Red-Light Area and the adjoining Falkland Road of Mumbai. It also covers those who were earlier living in the aforementioned areas but had shifted their stay in the last 10 years and still come to these RLAs to solicit.

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Inter-sectoral Analysis of the Migrant Backward Communities and Induction of their Children in Beggary in Mumbai & Navi Mumbai

Prerana’s Sanmaan project works closely with children found begging and rescued by the police. This research by Sanmaan, examines the responses of the State, the current role, and gaps within the Juvenile Justice System and the factors affecting the role of the community in preventing or facilitating the induction of the children in beggary.

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Field Visit to Bangladesh

The patterns in cross-border trafficking keep changing. As an organisation working on anti-human trafficking initiatives for over three decades, we felt it was important to enhance our understanding of the current situation and trends.

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Red-Light Area Mapping: Vashi-Turbhe – March 2019

The Vashi-Turbhe Red-Light Area (RLA) is a relatively new RLA. The mapping of this area covers its various commercial establishments as well as the number of brothels. The data has been compared over four years i.e 2016 to 2019 and is collected annually between February and March.

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Red-Light Area Mapping: Kamathipura – March 2019

Having witnessed significant changes in Mumbai’s historical Red-Light Areas (RLA), in 2010, Prerana began routinely mapping the superstructures in these RLAs.
Through this exercise, the team of Prerana social workers can identify the changing structures and dynamics of the RLAs, as understanding this is crucial for planning its services and strategies.

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