On 18th May, STOP as a member of the National Task Group organized a round-table organized for combating sexual exploitation of children (SEC) in India, with the purpose of identifying organizations, networks, coalitions and associations who can be a part of the coalition against SEC in India. The objectives of the round-table are:
- to map out organizations working in sexual exploitation of children or related areas, at the local, regional and national level;
- to identify potential alliances, existing networks and movements those could be potential partners to form a wider cross-cutting network ;
- to identify and prioritize issues of sexual exploitation of children at the local, regional and national level.
The round table was attended by Rescue Foundation, NDWM, JWP, FXBIS, Udayan Care, Prayas, Shakti Vahini, AIWC, and Delhi Social Welfare Board.
The members discussed the future plan to address the sustainability of the coalition. members also discussed steps needed to be taken to create a better response structure to the issues surrounding Sexual Exploitation of Children arising due to wide spread use of technology and various external influences.
The entire team of STOP would like to thank all member organization for devoting their time to valuable initiative.