Background and the Founders:
Chaithanya Mahila Mandali was founded in 2001 by a dedicated social worker cum Visionary Mr. Jaya Singh. Thomas, having heard of the real story of Ms.Jayamma, the first woman victim whom he had met and rescued from sexual Slavery in the year 1999 while Jaya Singh. Thomas was doing research work on the Street Children and women in sex work/prostitution in Hyderabad City. He then decided to help and save the many women and girls affected and who were living in sexual slavery by offering the needed help to these vulnerable women and children who were facing social injustice, poverty, and hunger, especially from the sex work background, while facilitating them towards to the mainstream of the society, he found a lot of satisfaction, hope, and positivity that motivated him to be the strong individual, a silent and an unsung activist. His strong vision and thoughts enabled and formed an organization with the help of Jayamma and others as a Non-profit Organization having got registered on January.24.2001.
Over the years, the organization's field of activities got recognized by the Government and paved the way from one to the other but in similar the same area of services ranging from identifying them come united to fight the injustice brought by the human-made crisis to Prevention and control of second-generation children ,girls entering into sexual slavery besides campaigned to fight sexually transmitted infections amongst the high risk communities support extended by the Government of India (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare) ,FHI,Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation etc. to name a few followed by support extended by Rajiv Vidya Mission for Residential Children Home that aimed at saving the children of Sex-trafficked victims and other Suppoters who came forward to assist in setting up Skill Development Trainings, Reproductive health and Rights, Educational Support to high-risk children and youth, etc. with the support of Individuals and likeminded Organizations (National & International) 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.
Ever since the Organization/Movement got it registered under legal banner, started its work of identifying the girls and women who have been in this net and given them the support emotionally and morally to convey if they had any issues, and helped them rehabilitate and re-united them back with their families, counselled them so as to give -up prostitution, and made them the agent of change in curbing the illicit human trafficking of girls and women into sexual slavery moreover joined with the State AIDS Control Society,Govt.of India Ministry of Health and Family welfare in curbing and controlling HIV/AIDS among the risk population and stood as model in controlling HIV/AIDS in the general population by educating the women and girls in sexual slavery to be the agent in educating their sexual partners to opt for safer sex practices.
Brought the change in Police force and worked with them to identify the culprits of human traffickers hence the false case filing on victims drastically reduced.
Therefore, till today no-turning back, hundreds and hundreds women have been rescued, rehabilitated and lead them to have the best life which they could not even dreamed off otherwise.
Hundreds of Children and women who have been affected by the sexual slavery begun to lead a better life , the awareness on Human-trafficking got increased, HIV/AIDS new incidences drastically came down, children of such victims started attention and started getting education and begun to settle in good and dignified life.
Received several recognitions, Awards from well-wishers, organizations and from Government both in the State and in the Central.
A great honor of Satisfaction at the end of each and every day when we meet and see the change we could make and bring a change in one's life that made more responsible and made us re-dedicate our entire life for the same cause...!
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 human-made social injustice, poverty, and hunger by identifying, protecting, capacitating, and promoting CMM's
vision to be a role model.
In general, CMM wants to
... cooperate with like-minded institutions and individuals in India and all over the world
... facilitate ,think and decide to identify the inner potentials of individuals (Children,youth and women)
... open to media and research in order to share knowledge and experiences
... promote volunteering (National and International)
... help them to have a healthy lifestyle for a better and long lasting life (Sports, Awareness building, facilitating them to take the right decision and etc.)
CMM's target group are Children, youth and women at risk as most of them have been trafficked and are forced into sex work without their consent and knowledge
,ignorance and therefore, many of them are affected by AIDS/HIV. Hence, 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 of 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
... Educational Support (Institutional and Community based)
... Job Oriented Trainings for Sustainable livelihood