Guria Swayam Sevi Sansthan (Guria)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: S-8/395 Khajuri Colony, Naranasi, Uttar Pradesh
Country: India
Region: Southern and Eastern Asia
Website: http://www.guriaindia.org
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Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Victim Protection
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
Short description:
Guria has been fighting the sexual exploitation of women & girls specially forced prostitution & trafficking which has further become severe and complex due to sex tourism and spread of HIV/AIDS. While responding to their immediate suffering, Guria focuses on the root causes of prostitution: poverty and inequality.
Guria begun with the adoption of three children of a woman in prostitution and is working now for the creation and restoration of the rights of women in prostitution (WIP) and their children at Varanasi & Mau Red Light Area in U.P. and Bedia tribe, involved in traditional family-based prostitution at Raisen, M.P. Parallely Guria is also focusing on the prevention of human trafficking in the source districts of eastern U.P , India and Indo-Nepal border.
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