Completed : 20 May, 2019
The project was initiated in July 2018 with the financial assistance of United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund, Vienna, Austria for 2 years duration. The main goal of the project is to assist victims of trafficking in persons. Major activities are to rescue and repatriation of victims; provide shelter, psycho-social counseling; healthcare services including medical tests, treatment and medicines; family integration; legal aid, skills training and job placement of trafficked victims.
About 97 female, male, girls and boys victims of trafficked were provided shelter, psycho-social counseling, healthcare services and have been integrated into their families during July 2018 - June 2019. Among them, 48 were female victims, 27 were girls, 12 were male and 10 were boys. Beyond the trafficked victims, some were repatriated from India who were either rescued after crossing the border to India or were staying in different shelter homes of India and some were rescued by border guards within Bangladesh while on their way to cross over to India. Mostly victims are allured with promise of better job opportunities in India..