Project title: Promoting Basic Services to Survivors in Trafficking through Integrated Approach
USAID & Winrcok International
To enhance and standardize protection and care for survivors of human trafficking.
1. Develop and implement standards for care and support for survivors of human trafficking
2. Improve livelihoods options through vocational and other skills training
3. Successful reintegration of survivors through an integrated community approach
Project Duration: October 2009 to September 2011
|Name of District||Name of Upazila/Thana||No. of union/
|No. of Village/Mahalla/
|Cox’sbazar, Bandarban and Chittagong||Cox’sbazar Sadar, Ramu, Ukhiya, Teknaf, Chokoria, Moheskhali, kutubdia and Pekua,
Naikkhaonchari, Lama and Banderban sadar.
Chittagong City area,
|114 Union||206 Village||Male||95||435||530|
Human Trafficking is a global problem that affects hundreds of thousands of people every year. As per TIP report 2011 Bangladesh is a source and transit country for men, women, and children subjected to trafficking in persons. In Bangladesh Human trafficking takes several forms and has many faces.
Trafficking violates the human rights of its victims, damages lives, feeds corruption, exacts an economic toll on governments and taxpayers, and harms society at all levels. Cox’sbazar is the one of vulnerable district for human trafficking. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in human trafficking in Bangladesh. Responding to human trafficking is an issue of human rights. Under the Palermo Convention YPSA is implementing ACT program from 2009 by the support of Winrock International & USAID at Cox’sbazar and Banderban District under Chittagong Division.
YPSA will take initiatives for responding to the basic Care & support of the survivors to serve through individualized and holistic case management both inside and outside of the shelter context.
|Target(10-11)||Achievement(10-11)||Cumulative Achievement from the beginning|
|Information collection through Investigation & Field visits for Rescue/identification the survivors and meets their Family.||Total 91 Survivors has identified and enrolled with the ACT program||Total 176 Survivors has identified and enrolled with the ACT program|
|Basic Care & support (Food, Cloth, Health and Education) to the survivors at Shelter home||Running a shelter home for Survivors at Cox’sbazar sadar name; SHANTA NILOY, Uttar Hazipara, Power House, Cox’sbazar sadar,Cox’sbazar.
July 2010 to June 2011 total 49 survivors received basic care and support from the shelter home
|From March 10 to June 11 total 67 survivors received basic care and support from the shelter home|
|Make a Case Management plan for Individual survivor.||Total 91 Case Management Plan has completed for reintegration||Total 176 Case Management Plan has completed for reintegration|
|Information based Data Bank established of the Survivors.||Total 91 survivors Information Data bank has created.||Total 176 survivors Information Data bank has created.|
|Provide psychosocial (Mental Health Counseling) support to the Survivors.||Total 63 survivors received Mental Health Counseling support||Total 130 survivors received Mental Health Counseling support .|
|Arrange awareness session on different relevant issues for the survivors.||On Going Activities||10 issue|
|Ensure Necessary Health Support from Govt. & Smiling Sun Clinic for of the survivors.||Total 50 survivors received Health support||Total 63 survivors received Health support|
|Provide life Skills Training to survivors – In shelter & out of Shelter||Total Organize 5 life Skills Training arrange in shelter and out of Shelter and total 62 survivors has participated in these training||Total Organize 8 life Skills Training arrange in shelter and out of Shelter and total 104 survivors has participated in these training|
|Communicate with the schools & NGOs for Education support and Establish linkage with the survivors.||Total 22 survivors has received the education support||Total 43 survivors has received the education support|
|Project orientation and review workshops||3 workshop finished||3 workshop finished|
|Contact & reintegration Meeting with the survivors Family/Authority & Community People||Total 12 Meeting organized and 408 participants were present in the meeting.||Total 13 Meeting organized and 444 participants were present in the meeting.|
|Meetings with law & enforcement authority and Upazilla Administration.||Total 3 Meeting organized with Ukhiya, Sadar and Chokoria Upazilla 101 service providers were present in these meeting||Total 3 Meeting organized with Ukhiya, Sadar and Chokoria Upazilla 101 service providers were present in these meeting|
|Meeting with the CBOs likes Imam Sommity, Journalist Forum/Press Club, District Lawyers Association, Travel Agent. Anti Trafficking committee, Employers etc||Total 2 Meeting organized with Imam Somity and 47 present as participants||Total 2 Meeting organized with Imam Somity and 47 present as participants|
|Arrange on the Job Training / Internship for the Survivors & Job Placement||Total 11 Survivors has placed in a Job and 3 survivors received internship training.||Total 11 Survivors has placed in a Job and 3 survivors received internship training.|
|Vocational Training arrange for Survivors||Total 42 survivors has received different vocational training.||Total 56 survivors has received different vocational training.|
|Seed money support to skilled survivors for IGA activities or business||Total 22 survivors received seed support and business setup support||Total 38 survivors received seed support and business setup support|
|Ensure Legal Support for the survivors by the support of BLAST.||Total 7 Survivors are receiving Legal support from ACT program||Total 8 Survivors are receiving Legal support from ACT program|
YPSA-ACT Program wills extent survivors service activities to all district of Chittagong Division in future and hopefully with in sort time YPSA-ACT program will start a Transit home at Chittagong City area to provide more service to survivors.