70 districts of Assam, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh were covered.
● More than 1000 high schools, colleges, institutions and 2000 bazaar/hats were visited.
● Networks with various service providers and individual volunteers were established along a route used by traffickers for trafficking girls across the Indian borders of Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh; a route which is responsible for more than 60% of human trafficking occurring in India.
● A helpline (01130010211) was launched in Assamese, Bangla, Hindi and English and shared with stakeholders to help them overcome challenges faced in trafficking cases.
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.