AAWC receives Gold Star Status on GuideStar India

March 2015

AAWC receives Gold Star Status on GuideStar India

Apne Aap Women’s Collective (AAWC) was awarded the Gold Star Status on GuideStar India. The GuideStar India Gold was achieved after due diligence of AAWC for legal & financial compliances and for sharing those transparencies in public domain. AAWC’s GuideStar Number is GSN 4358.

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About Apne Aap Women’s Collective
Founded in 1998, Apne Aap Women’s Collective (AAWC) is an anti-trafficking organisation that serves the women and children of Kamathipura, the red light area of Mumbai that is also one of the largest and oldest red light areas in Asia. By providing our members with the tools and resources to create a better quality of life, we seek to empower women who have been trafficked into brothel-based prostitution and to prevent the cycle of intergenerational prostitution among their daughters. Since 1998, we have served more than 2,800 women and children. Our alumni have earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and entered respected professions like accounting, hospitality management, luxury cuisine, nursing, photography, retail, social work, and teaching. Learn more at www.aawc.in www.aawc.in.

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