Name Prajwala
Vision To abolish sex trafficking.
Year 1996
Company type Non-profit
Sector Livelihood,Other
Region of operation
Headquarters address Prajwala Survey No. 64/2, 65/3 Basavaguda Road, Mankhal (Village), Maheshwaram(Mandal), Ranga Redy (District) Telengana State Country: India Zip: 501 359
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Target problem In India, every year over 200 women and children are engaged in flesh trade.
Key product / Service Prajwal is an anti-trafficking organization. The various approaches which they follow are Prevention, Rescue, Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Advocacy. They also produce and support films related to the lives of sex-workers. They also have their publications.
Team size 101-500
Number of beneficiaries
Awards and recognition
  • Various awards won are
  • Muslim Educational Society Award
  • Mother Teresa Memorial Award For Social Justice
  • Sashi Pachayil Humanitarian Award
  • Grassroot Women Of the Decade Award
  • Madhura Manmathiar Award
  • AGFUND International Award
  • National Award for Child Welfare from the Govt. of India
  • Sunitha Krishnan (the founder) was awarded Padma Shri (India's fourth highest Civilian Award) in 2016
  • she has also awarded Real Heroes Award
  • Vanitha Woman of the Year award in 2011.
  • There are many more awards bagged by the organization and its founder.
  • Prajawal has also produced a feature film Naa Bangaaru Talli which was awarded three national and seven international awards. They have also made other documentary films like Anamika - The Nameless won De Cine De Granada and Action Cut International Film Festival
  • and Of Freedom and Fear (was made in the collaboration with Andhra Pradesh AIDS Control Society.

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Partners and key clients Partners are Reliance Foundation, UNICEF, UNODC, UNIFEM, CRS, edukans, LEGER Foundation, MISEREOR, ekdisha, ASSET and Partner India.

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