Our very own Priya was given
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ABOUT US

Since 2005 Her Future has been creating powerful and positive change in the lives of survivors of gender violence and girls at the highest risk. We break the cycle of poverty and exploitation, by providing education – and a full range of services that support education – to survivors and the most vulnerable girls in India and Nepal. 

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Education prevents exploitation.

We currently support the education of over 750 survivors and high-risk girls. This education empowers girls to choose their own career path. Many opt for social services, medical fields, law enforcement and other engaged work that allows them to give back.

End the cycle of slavery.

Child survivors of slavery and kids born into brothel communities are destined to grow up and repeat the cycle unless given an education to build a different kind of life.

Out of the 200+ girls who have gone through our education program and completed grade 10, not a single one has been trafficked into slavery or re-trafficked, even though their backgrounds make them extremely high risk.  

Happy Indian girl student posing for picture in uniform

Economic
Independence

In order for survivors and high risk girls to remain free and independent, it is critical that they have a means to support themselves and be economically independent. 

Every girl has unique goals, dreams and abilities, so we don’t offer a ‘one size fits all’ solution to vocational training and employment.  Instead, we provide vocational counseling to help girls identify their career ambitions, and support vocational training and job placement in a large variety of professions, from computers, to jewelry making, cooking and catering, textile printing and sewing, to accounting and medical school. 

 

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Survivors currently in our programs
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Partners on the ground in India & Nepal
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Child is all it takes to create change
Hand touching lock by Sarah Annay

Provide basic needs.

It’s impossible to get an education if you are not safe. Her Future partners with local agencies to build, expand & maintain shelters for rescued girls, in centers in Red Light areas that enable families to stay together.

We support the ongoing needs of girls in these programs with: food, clothing, medical care and counseling.  Shelter is the crucial first step in the girls’ journey to recovery and freedom. Her Future has built an entire shelter in West Bengal and expanded four others. We also provide safe shelter from morning to late at night to 275 children in red light areas so they can remain safe and with their mothers.

Know the facts

In the red light areas of India, children live in one room in a brothel with their mothers, making them extremely vulnerable to abuse by their mother’s clients. 90% of girls and 70% of boys in Kolkata red light communities are sexually abused by the age of eight.

Solutions from within

Through our three Red Light Resource Centers, we provide shelter from morning to midnight to 275 children, allowing them to go to school rather than being trafficked alongside their mothers.
Indian children playing handmade game in shelter home

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