Legal Literacy
Aastha Parivaar builds the capacity of sex workers to advocate for themselves by equipping them with crucial information regarding the Indian legal system. By doing so, the community has informed leaders and community advocates who work to ensure legal justice for all sex workers. The Legal Literacy Module includes:

  • Police Sensitization
    At the beginning of the Aastha project, more than 60% of crisis incidents reported by sex workers were police related. In Mumbai, Thane and Navi-Mumbai, Aastha Parivaar has worked to advocate for the sex worker community within the police force in the following ways: