Crisis: In India, one in two children is affected by Child Sexual Abuse (CSA). There is, however, a strong culture of silence around the issue. Arpan is one of the very few organizations in India working on this serious and highly prevalent, though unacknowledged issue.
Programs: 1) PSE: Empowers children through a life skill education module to prevent the risk of sexual abuse and to seek support when needed. They also provide therapeutic intervention through PSE. 2) Training Program: Building professional capacity for child protection by training various stakeholders to incorporate child protection mechanism in their environment. 3) Mental Health Safety: Providing therapeutic intervention to adolescents and young adults survivors in shelter homes. 4) Online Learning: E-books for adults and children and conducting 20 webinars on different topics based on child protection.
Outcome: In 2021, Arpans PSE reached 9,128 children, 2,622 Parents, 671 Teachers. Counselling services were provided to 582 children, 482 cases were closed and rest are ongoing. Training and capacity building session provided to 131,331 participants in a year. Arpan touched the lives of 1,83,276 adults and children.
Income Rs1 cr
Expense Rs1 cr
Source : Audit Report 2021
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