EMPOWER PEOPLE has initiated a collaborative gender sensitization campaign with Uttrakhand Police. A start-up workshop held in Police-line of Almora district on 13th of June, now paused due to Uttarakhand floods, which would continue to all districts of uttrakhand after a month. First phase campaign would cover district level workshop
Finally, the community comes together to stand up against the Bride trafficking. Today there are about 500 community groups having more than 5,000 such community members. The high way of in- country trafficking especially for bride trafficking starts from Assam and West Bengal and goes down to the capital of the country. The mobilisation of the community is very encouraging outcome of the 16 day march started on 1st March 2012. The March had covered 4,400 odd km travelling through 21 districts of the two states.
Some facts, case studies and videos related to Bride trafficking were shared in street meetings. some times mothers/relatives of victims broke down in public as their daughters are still missing. After Audio-visual presentation in street People motivated to take charge of protection of their daughters, and they found the right forum and time to come together to fight trafficking.