Delhi is working actively towards rehabilitation of its sex workers

22nd Oct 2015
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The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) will work for the rehabilitation of sex workers of G B Road, the largest red-light area in the national capital.


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DCW chief Swati Maliwal said CII along with the NGOs working in G B Road area, will identify first 50 sex workers in the beginning who want to voluntarily give up sex work and start a new life.

“Detailed plans for their rehabilitation will be created by CII in collaboration with the Commission. A proposal for training will also be created for women living in Nari Niketan and other observation homes. CII will also help collect CSR (corporate social responsibility) funds for this project,” said Maliwal.

CII officials who met Maliwal at her office yesterday also said that they will prepare a proposal for schooling of the children of sex workers.

Earlier, sex workers in Bihar and West Bengal had assisted a US-based designer in production of jewelry and hair accessories fashioned out of upcycled saris. The money profits were used towards educating women rescued from trafficking.


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