One India | Season 2: Rehabilitating & Empowering Survivors Of Trafficking

Updated: Mar 28

11th December 2018 | ‘Facebook presents One India’ is a series spotlighting stories of ordinary people coming together to impact the lives of many for the better – with the Season 2 edition focusing on the use of technology to catalyse change

''...there’s just a big vacuum, like what happens to these girls, after when they exit the shelter homes? First thing which bothered me was the limited economic opportunities available for these girls and a long-time sustainable solution connecting three things – Training, employment, a place to stay together, to empower them.” - Smarita Sengupta (Founder & CEO, Destiny Foundation)

In this episode of ‘Facebook presents One India’, a panel of experts delve into the Destiny Foundation’s work in supporting over 400 women by firstly rescuing them from sex trafficking and secondly empowering them through training, employment, and accommodation. The use of digital platforms and social media technology has been pivotal in facilitating the Destiny Foundation’s product sales, made by a group of 15 full time employees.

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