Dry Nutrition Support for Female Sex Workers | Milaap
Dry Nutrition Support for Female Sex Workers
1%
Raised
Rs.2,600
of Rs.1,121,000
2 supporters
  • MA

    Created by

    MASS ACTION FOR SOCIAL WELFARE
  • FS

    This fundraiser will benefit

    FEMALE SEX WORKERS

    from Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu

Story

              Mass Action Social Welfare (MASW) is implementing the Targetted Intervention Project among the Female Sex Workers in the 6 blocks namely Virudhunagar, Sattur, Aruppukottai, Narikudi and Tiruchuzhi blocks from 2008 funded by TamilNadu State AIDS Control Society.We are implementing the health related activities among the Female Sex Workers in the prevention of HIV/AIDS. There are 1123 registered High Risk Group Female Sex Workers and 15 PLHIVs in the 38 Hot Spots in the above said 6 blocks of the District.
  • These Female Sex workers hail from the downtrodden rural areas of the dry arid areas.Their livelihoods are based on the industries such as Fireworks, Match factories and Spinning mills. Poorly paid women workers form the backbone of the above said industries and mills.
  •    In the present scenario due to stringent laws the production in the firework industries have become low and many of the women has lost their jobs and to support their families they have been pushed to the Sex work since there are no other employment opportunities as these areas are mostly arid areas,which turns the women to take up the Sex work as their livelihood.
  • And as most of them are single parent they do not have ration card most of them do not have Aadhar card and they are not able to get the relief materials provided by the government. This stringent lockdown and restrictions of the government has brought drastic effects in their livelihood they have jobless and has been gravely affected. This situation pushes them to lack of food security, malnutrition, and ill health. The PLHIV and the other co infection patients among the Female Sex workers are also affected by this situation. Already they lack Their immunity rate will be very low and this situation will
  • This Dry Nutrition Kit each consisting of 20kg basic food items distributed to support to these 1000 Female Sex Workers though it may not bring a change in their livelihood, it may provide three times food security where they can provide their family three times food for a month during this lockdown period of the Covid 19 Pandemic.
  • Contact person:    P. V. Rose Benedicta
    NameMrs. P. V Rose Benedicta, M.SW, M.com, B.Ed.
    DesignationSecretary
    Full AddressMass Action for Social Welfare (Masw)
    24/E/2/3, college road, opp to NCC office 2nd street, Rajaji Nagar, Virudhunagar – 626001.

 Phone Number    8610182936, 9500916717
E-mail   maswvnr@gmail.com, rosebenedicta@gmail.com,
 Bank Details
Name of the Bank       Union Bank of India
BranchVirdhunagar
AddressMASS ACTION FOR SOCIAL WELFARE(MASW)
24/E/2/3, College Road,
Opp to NCC Office
Rajaji Nagar,
Vitrudhunagar – 626001
Tamilnadu.
Account No  561502010000460
IFSC Code  UBIN0556157
 

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