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SAKHI SAHAY PROJECT 2016

handicrafts , jewellery making , stitching and other skills . 200 women have enlisted themselves with the NGO which is working with Ahmedabad City Police on this project .
The project is a live example of change in motion . The difference to the lives , self esteem , status in society and overall demeanor of these women and their families is commendable .
Project sustainability is dependent on industry support and encouragement offered through various ways like employability skill training and job opportunities offered to these women .
This is a post rehabilitation study of the bootlegger women of the Chhara community in Ahmedabad . Working to transform the Women of Chhara Community in Ahmedabad involved in bootlegging , theft and shoplifting , Ahmedabad City police has tied up with NGO ' s to hand hold , rehabilitate , impart vocational training , empower them and bring these women in the mainstream through Suraksha Setu Project . The parameters of assessing successful mainstreaming are gainful work , coverage of government schemes , community feeling , and other indicators of standard of living .
The major assumptions guiding the research were that the mainstreaming into society and gainful employment play key role in ameliorating any post-trauma injuries . Also , it is a proven criminological wisdom that post parole rehabilitation requires constant monitoring and active engagement of socio-psychological faculties of inmates .
The project was carried with a motive to understand the role of Police and the concerned NGO in bringing stability in the chequered lives of the Chaara women . In a way this Sakhi Sahay Project under the Suraksha Setu Initiative is a biographical account of the progress made by the Chharas . Research Team from SLS , PDPU has tried to track the need and inevitability of their illicit liquor making profession . The entire effort of this project revolves at documenting how they have moved from their erstwhile profession to now being self suf�cient artisans . Guarding against all obfuscations , we have centred our empirical analysis around

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SAKHI SAHAY PROJECT 2016 handicrafts, jewellery making, stitching and other skills. 200 women have enlisted themselves with the NGO which is working with Ahmedabad City Police on this project. The project is a live example of change in motion. The difference to the lives, self esteem, status in society and overall demeanor of these women and their families is commendable. Project sustainability is dependent on industry support and encouragement offered through various ways like employability skill training and job opportunities offered to these women. This is a post rehabilitation study of the bootlegger women of the Chhara community in Ahmedabad. Working to transform the Women of Chhara Community in Ahmedabad involved in bootlegging, theft and shoplifting, Ahmedabad City police has tied up with NGO's to hand hold, rehabilitate, impart vocational training, empower them and bring these women in the mainstream through Suraksha Setu Project. The parameters of assessing successful mainstreaming are gainful work, coverage of government schemes, community feeling, and other indicators of standard of living. The major assumptions guiding the research were that the mainstreaming into society and gainful employment play key role in ameliorating any post-trauma injuries. Also, it is a proven criminological wisdom that post parole rehabilitation requires constant monitoring and active engagement of socio-psychological faculties of inmates. The project was carried with a motive to understand the role of Police and the concerned NGO in bringing stability in the chequered lives of the Chaara women. In a way this Sakhi Z^HڙX[\H\ZH]H[]X]]H\B[ܘ\X[X[وHܙ\XYHHH\\ˈ\X\X[HBH\YYXHYY[[]]X[]HوZ\[X]\][܈XZ[œٙ\[ۋH[\HYܝو\ڙX]\][[^B]H[ݙYHZ\\[Hٙ\[ۈZ[[Y XY[\\[˂X\[YZ[[ؙ\][ۜH]H[Y\[\\X[[[\\\[