Priti Patkar

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Priti Patkar is a trained social worker who has been working to protect children from human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation for over 30 years. She is the co-founder of Prerana, a Mumbai-based organisation that has led work to protect children born in brothels, children rescued from the sex trade, child victims of sexual assault, and other vulnerable children. She helped in designing the first night care centre to protect children born in the brothels of the redlight areas of Mumbai.

Areas of expertise

Anti-human trafficking, Commercial sexual exploitation, Sexual violence against children

Articles by Priti Patkar

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October 27, 2023
Navigating changes in the commercial sex trade landscape
Dispersal of the sex trade has brought new challenges to CSOs. Here’s a look at the shifting dynamics and what anti-trafficking organisations can do to address them.
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