Our staff and partners identify girls at risk of female gendercide by building relationships with women and girls in villages and slums.
Since India’s COVID-19 crisis hit in May, you’ve helped send over $70,000 to India so that vulnerable girls and their families aren’t starving in lockdown.
This is a beautiful story of redemption, a story of one father’s change affecting a whole community.
Your generosity in the last few weeks blew us away: you gave over $30,000 to support rescued girls and their families (around 1000 people) in need of food and supplies in India! 100% of this money is going right to two of our partners to purchase and safely distribute food to these families. Unfortunately, the […]
After Maira’s* father died, her mother’s financial stress caused her to see Maira as a burden. They lived in extreme poverty—with an income of about $20 a month. Maira was pulled out of school because of the cost of tuition and her mother’s belief that she didn’t need more education. And Maira’s mother almost married […]
The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York presents Discrimination & Violence: Femicide in India & China Continues with Reggie Littlejohn & Jill McElya. NGO CSW/NY facilitates a platform for the voices and leadership of feminists and women’s rights organizations globally who lobby for their inclusion in the UN deliberations in pursuit of […]
Right before Adasha’s* daughter took her own life, she came to Adasha with a desperate plea: “you’re the only one who can raise my baby.” Adasha’s daughter was mercilessly abused by her husband for giving birth to a daughter, and not the son he desperately wanted. The abuse was so severe that Adasha’s daughter took […]
We began with a clear mission: to save girls’ lives in India. Here is our response to the current crisis.
Every Giving Tuesday, we highlight a story from the field. This is a story of transformation, a story of a girl’s life that has been changed. Meet Bhavani.* When she was born, her father abandoned her family because he wanted a son. Bhavani and her mother were left completely alone, and Bhavani’s mother blamed her […]
When you give this #GivingTuesday, your gift can go a long way to help girls like Aashi* who was rescued before she could be trafficked. Aashi’s mother died when she was young, and her father quickly remarried. They were extremely impoverished and forced Aashi to work from the time she was little. When she was […]