By Margaret Wellman
Who is she?  <ul><li>Human rights activist, specifically works with children, citizen sector organizations and the governm...
Goals <ul><li>increase the  governments awareness  and make them focus their attention on sex-trafficking  </li></ul><ul><...
Strategies <ul><li>creating transit houses to house run away sex slaves  </li></ul><ul><li>combing control of the transit ...
Successes <ul><li>She has been able to rehabilitate over  3,800 girls —she  helps them to make a new (more normal) life an...
Challenges <ul><li>No matter how much social work and progress we make at the micro level it wont be enough without help f...
What can we learn from her? We must devote our attention to the  SECOND GENERATION in order to make a  real difference  yo...
the vicious cycle
In a perfect world…
Works Citied <ul><li>Goldberg, Michelle. &quot;The Sex-Slave Rescuer.&quot;  The Daily Beast . 3 Mar. 2010. Web. 22 Sept. ...
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  • http://www.ted.com/talks/sunitha_krishnan_tedindia.html
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    1. 1. By Margaret Wellman
    2. 2. Who is she? <ul><li>Human rights activist, specifically works with children, citizen sector organizations and the government in India </li></ul><ul><li>Co-founder of the Prajwala Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Follow her on her blog </li></ul>
    3. 3. Goals <ul><li>increase the governments awareness and make them focus their attention on sex-trafficking </li></ul><ul><li>help rehabilitate the children who have been rescued from sex-slavery </li></ul><ul><li>create a state rescue policy, “to develop both citizen groups and mass organizations for prevention, education, rehabilitation, and follow-up.” ( Ashoka Fellows) </li></ul>
    4. 4. Strategies <ul><li>creating transit houses to house run away sex slaves </li></ul><ul><li>combing control of the transit houses in India </li></ul><ul><ul><li>creating and lobbying for a “Comprehensive Rescue and Rehabilitation Policy” by doing this she forces the state and national government to see the value in a collaboration </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Successes <ul><li>She has been able to rehabilitate over 3,800 girls —she helps them to make a new (more normal) life and not fall back into poverty which might lead to prostitution </li></ul><ul><li>Co-created a school for the children of sex workers, they have been working with over 5,000 children </li></ul><ul><li>Created an 8 series handbook for HIV counselors </li></ul>
    6. 6. Challenges <ul><li>No matter how much social work and progress we make at the micro level it wont be enough without help from the state level too </li></ul>It’s a dangerous job, she’s been beaten up numerous times during interviews and has received hate mail and death threats
    7. 7. What can we learn from her? We must devote our attention to the SECOND GENERATION in order to make a real difference you need to break the cycle of sex slavery
    8. 8. the vicious cycle
    9. 9. In a perfect world…
    10. 10. Works Citied <ul><li>Goldberg, Michelle. &quot;The Sex-Slave Rescuer.&quot;  The Daily Beast . 3 Mar. 2010. Web. 22 Sept. 2010. <http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-03-03/the-sex-slave-rescuer/2/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Kristof, Nicholas D., and Sheryl WuDunn.  Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide . New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Sunitha Krishnan Fights Sex Slavery | Video on TED.com.&quot;  TED: Ideas worth Spreading . TED CONFERENCES, LLC, Dec. 2009. Web. 22 Sept. 2010. <http://www.ted.com/talks/sunitha_krishnan_tedindia.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Sunitha Krishnan | Ashoka Fellows | Ashoka.org . Ashoka, 2002. Web. 22 Sept. 2010. <http://www.ashoka.org/fellow/sunitha>. </li></ul>

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