Chaithanya Mahila Mandali was founded in 2001 by Ms.Jayamma a sex-trafficked survivor and a dedicated social worker Jaya Singh.Thomas who helped Ms.Jayamma to come out of the sexual slavery in the year 1999 while he was doing a research work among the Street Children and women in sex work/prostitution in Hyderabad,decided to help and save the many women and girls affected and living in sexual slavery and begun their journey of service bearing with all odds and difficulties. By offering help to these vulnerable women and children who were facing social injustice, poverty and hunger especially from the sex work background,( while helping them) they found lot of satisfaction,hope and positive impact which motivated them to be the strong individuals/ activists and that become their strong vision and formed the organization with the help of others and registered as a Non-profit Organization in January.24.2001.
Over the years, the organization's field of work increased: Prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections, prevention of women and children entering into the sex industry and providing alternate livelihood options for those who want to give up sex work, creating awareness on Human Trafficking, educational support to vulnerable, the poor and needy both in urban and rural areas at the State and National level...
Empower vulnerable children, youth and women, address the illiteracy, human-made social injustice, abuse, poverty and hunger so as to build a brighter future.
Finding and creating long lasting solutions to address Illiteracy, end human-made social injustice, poverty and hunger.
Indentify, protect, capacitate and promote CMM's visions in order to be a role model.
In general, CMM wants to
... cooperate with like-minded institutions and individuals in India and all over the world
... make use of the capacities of women and children for Community Based Organisations (CBO)
... open to media and research in order to share knowledge and experiences
... promote volunteering
CMM's target group are women and children in sex industry, most of them have been trafficked and forced into sex work, many of them are affected by AIDS/HIV. For
these vulnerable people, CMM wants to provide
... Information about AIDS and reproductive diseases
... Prevention of children from entering into sex trade
... Rehabilitation of those who are willing to be rehabilitated
... Empowerment through institutional and community based support, education and training
... Medical aid
... Legal aid
... Care, homes and necessary facilities to orphans
... Community for sex workers and those affected by HIV, promotion of participation for an effective network
... Economical development by micro-credit and self-help concepts
... Information about the human rights and different legislative enactments for their protection
... Counselling in situations of any kind