Jul 2018 – May 2021

Bharosa (Trust): Partnership between Police and Children for Prevention of Child Exploitation/Abuse



India – South Asia

Demonstrate a child safety oriented policing model involving police, children and the community.

$989,741 Grant Value


A new child safety oriented police model will be designed to demonstrate how proactive action by police and supported by a partnership with empowered children (especially girls) can prevent child trafficking, early marriage and forced labour. This model will create child safety groups to shine the light on children’s protection and safety, build accountability in police systems and ensure multi-stakeholder action.


A considerable reduction in cases of trafficking, early marriage, child labour and child abuse along with adoption of the model by other states.