Araku Valley’s dark secret

“I am now learning tailoring to support my family. I have also joined the NGO that rescued me. I hope to be a part of their team. I have decided to tour the tribal hamlets to educate young girls, and tell them not to get tricked by strangers who promise them jobs in cities.”

Rajini was 15 years old when she was trafficked and tricked into prostitution. Today she is 27, but rehabilitation for her and many other women and girls who have suffered the same fate is a distant dream. The trafficking of Adivasi women and girls from the Araku Valley in the Eastern Ghats has devastated many tribal villages in the area. A detailed account of the modus operandi of the criminal enterprise, and voices of girls turned women who survived. #endviolencenotchildhood