Showing posts from August, 2015

2678 village meetings to prevent human trafficking!

In the last 3 – 4 years Guria undertook 2678 village meetings in order to prevent human trafficking in the districts of Varanasi, Mau, Ghazipur, Azamgarh, Chandauli, Jaunpur, Maharajganj and Mirzapur which covered 1,32,920 women and the rescued bonded labours/girls from these rural vulnerable villages. Most of them are the member of Guria’s vigilance committees formed in these districts. Village volunteers have always been the real strength of Guria and part of our strategy since the very inception.

Support Amy Hill!

Amy Hill is running 42km for Guria at the Angkor Marathon in Cambodia ! Support Amy and join the fight against human trafficking at:

Rescued operation in Mirzapur!

Guria rescued a total of 62 bonded labours from Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh State on 11th June 2015. During the rescue Guria staff was openly abused and threatened by the brick kiln owners in the presence of the labour department, police and administration.The rescued women were also molested by the brick kiln owners on the spot before the entire government machinery. A police enquiry is pending in a fresh complaint of threat and harassment lodged by Guria and the rescued women respectively. ‪#‎ humanrights‬   ‪#‎ humantrafficking‬   ‪#‎ slavery‬   ‪#‎ freedomnow‬   ‪#‎ Guria‬   ‪#‎ justice‬ ‪#‎ bondedlabour‬

FREEDOM NOW Global Art Exchange & Exhibit 2015 online album!

On March 18 th , 2015, Guria launched the FREEDOM NOW Global Art Exchange & Exhibit! 39 s chools around the world (in A ngola, Brazil, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Montenegro, Romania, Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland, and the U.S. ) educate d students about human trafficking, create d art about human trafficking, exchange d their art with each other around the globe, and finally put on student art exhibits in their respective schools. With the schools permission, we have compiled an online album of 66 paintings, containing at least one painting from each school. Now we are sharing the album with all of you ! When resources allow us, we will get this published and send it to all the schools that participated. We hope this act of solidarity of hundreds of children/students worldwide will grab the attention of the globe, and demand that real action be taken against human trafficking. The project will empower and educate all parties involved – children affected by traff

17 people rescued from Mirzapur!

Guria rescued a total of 17 bonded laborers from Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh State on 20th of May 2015. Due to some legal complications and negligence on the part of the police and administration, we had to approach the hon’ble high court which took a long time.