1. Tackling the issue of trafficking of women (Twarita (1 and 2) 2000-2002) Pune and Mumbai Metros of Maharashtra State in India with support from UNIFEM, South Asia Regional Office, New Delhi, India.
SAK wish to tackle the trafficking of women and girls at its origin viz community /home level because one the woman gets trafficked and sucked into the CSW net, it becomes difficult to extricate her.
3. Supporting women and children in vulnerable circumstances (Nirbhaya- |) And Strengthening resource center to support women and children in vulnerable circumstance a project for anti trafficking program (Nirbhhaya –ll) during 2006 – 2008 in Pune, Mumbai Metros in Maharashtra with the help of UNIFEM, New Delhi, India.
During the phase I SAK addressed issues of VAW involving multi-stakeholders like men, UN organization, interfaith groups, the Private sector and the mass Media. Some of its major activities entailed Mahila Madat Kendras (Women Support Centers) especially mobile help desks, Flying Squads, Women's conferences, media sensitization workshops, publishing awareness material, capacity building of Self help groups. Specifically the achievements of project were:
Enabling Social Environment To Combat Violence Against Women - Zero Violence Zone (2002-2004), Pune and Mumbai with support from UNIFEM, South Asia Regional Office, New Delhi, India
Working closely with communities and Police Administration to create Zero Violence Zones by strengthening Mollha Committees (ward based or neighborhood Groups) Committees to combat violence against women in 16 police stations in Maharashtra, Gender sensitization training of the police officials, Awareness rallies and camps, Legal aid and counseling to women in distress, Moholla committee and also strengthening Mahila Dakshta samitis (Women's Vigilance Committees attached to police stations) to provide first level support women approaching police stations
Promoting Zones of Zero Tolerance to violence against women in 14 police station areas in urban and rural parts of Maharashtra. (2004-2006) in Pune, Mumbai, Latur, Osmanabad And Aurangbad districts of Maharashtra State with the help of UNIFEM (South Asia regional initiative Equity Support Program)
Worked closely with women's groups, communities and police department, Home Ministry (Maharashtra) to crate Community Based zero violence zones to stop all forms of violence against women. The program was evaluated by UNIFEM which appreciated the ground work and advocacy with state in this regard.
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