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Gone to Work in Mumbai

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 21, 2013
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Ruchira Gupta stumbled on the subject while walking the hills of Nepal in 1994. “Many villages had no women between age 15 and 45,” she recalls. “I started inquiring. The answer was always the same: ‘They have gone to work in Mumbai.’”

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Nepal Supreme Court Issues Verdict in Favor of Trafficking Victims

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 2, 2013
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The Nepal Supreme Court ruled in favor of a public interest litigation filed by FWLD, Maiti Nepal, and Shakti Samuha, and ordered effective implementation of regulations that require cases such as human trafficking, rape, and abduction be heard through continuous hearings to ensure victims receive justice.

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FWLD Founder Receives Lotus Leadership Award

By Donor Direct Action | Jun 22, 2013
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Sapana-Pradhan Malla is awarded by the Asia Foundation for her anti-trafficking work.

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Marta 2012 Annual Report

By Donor Direct Action | Mar 9, 2013
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See the report

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Marta implements youth leadership development program

By Donor Direct Action | Feb 20, 2013
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In Latvia, traditional roles for men and women are still very unequal.

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Marta releases second digital album: Words of Power

By Donor Direct Action | Jan 15, 2013
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These uplifting, poetic and soulful songs are about the strength and independence of women striving for freedom and empowerment.

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Apne Aap Celebrates Indian Independence Day

By Donor Direct Action | Aug 15, 2012
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Independence day is a holiday commemorating India’s independence from the British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation.

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“Learning Tour” in Calcutta Battles Sex Trafficking

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 10, 2012
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Gloria Steinem and Ruchira Gupta joined forces with the NoVo Foundation, to teach about sexual exploitation and ways to end it.

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Rally in Araria, Bihar demands security for women

By Donor Direct Action | Apr 9, 2012
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Apne Aap organized a rally to ask the Bihar government to stop crimes against women.

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Apne Aap founder discusses sex trafficking on ABC’s 20/20

By Donor Direct Action | Jul 16, 2011
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Ruchira Gupta describes the investigative journalism she did on the horrors of sex trafficking for her film, “The Selling of Innocents,” which led to the creation of Apne Aap.