In a significant step towards enhancing the safety and well-being of women and children in Telangana, Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) and Women Safety Wing of Telangana Police have renewed their commitment to combat sexual exploitation, and online abuse by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to mark the second phase.
The first phase of this partnership began on July 28, 2022, and was successful in providing prompt assistance to victims of sexual exploitation, and online abuse. Together, BBA and Telangana Police offered comprehensive legal support, facilitated access to justice, and provided rehabilitation assistance, including crucial mental health counselling support to the victims.
The second-phase MoU signed on September 4, 2023, reaffirms the dedication of both BBA and the Women Safety Wing of Telangana Police to address these critical issues. The partnership will continue to focus on providing prompt support to victims of sexual exploitation and assist them in their rehabilitation journey.
This partnership has set a prime example of the importance and benefits of collaboration between law enforcement agencies and civil society organisations in addressing pressing issues. By sharing their resources and expertise, BBA and the Women Safety Wing of Telangana Police aim to make Telangana a safer place, especially for women and children.