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Red-Light Area Rising: Children participating at Meyebela (“Meyebela 2 Ekti anandamela”)

India > Kolkata > Monovikas Kendra > 2014-02-18 > 11:00

About The Event

More than 100 children from local schools and NGOs attended a day-long workshop at Meyebela as a way to expand their horizons and build an expansive network of friends. Nine girls from Apne Aap Women Worldwide participated in the three activities; Craft (Anwari Khatoon, Sushma Jha and Rani Khatoon), Pottery (Madhu Paswan, Kajal Paswan and Rekha Gupta), and Dance Movement Theraphy (Radha Prasad, Uma Das and Ruby Gupta). These girls are #Rising4Justice and learning to better express their truth through #dance and #art.

About The Organization

Apne Aap Women Worldwide

Organizes women in prostitution and caste-based communities trapped in inter-generational prostitution to end sex trafficking in the red-light areas of Bengal, Bihar, Delhi and Haryana in India.

About The Organizer

Apne Aap Women Worldwide, Kolkata Field Office

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