For long term systemic change to happen, policy framework and policy input is necessary otherwise civil society interventions will largely end up as reactionary process without long term impact. It is with this objective in mind Prajwala got into advocacy work, lobbying for policy changes at the state, national and international levels. Both policy and legal lobbying is done to bring systemic changes.Advocacy for better victim centric policies and legislations benefits a larger constituency across the country. It is through media advocacy that an enabling environment is created for better implementation of victim centric policies and legislations.
G.O. Ms. 01/2003 in united Andhra Pradesh, first ever Anti Trafficking Policy.
C.NO.21/DIG/WPC/CID/2003,circular from Andhra Police restricting the use of clause that criminalizes soliciting and promoting the use of sections in the law that prosecutes the traffickers
G.O. Ms. No.16/2010 in United Andhra Pradesh directing Minimum Standards of Care that should be followed by all Protective Homes
Memo No. 2323/WP.A2/2011 in United Andhra Pradesh directing video conferencing to be used for recording of evidence by Legal Services Authority
Memo.No. 2316/Schemes.A1/2017-1 in Telanagana for co-mangement of Protective Home.
PIL 56/2004 in Supreme Court for comprehensive victim protection protocol
WP 1467/04 in Delhi High Court for using video conferencing to record evidence of victims
PIL 13472/2006 in Andhra Pradesh High Court on non-implementation of JJ Act
PIL 37918/2014 in High Court of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh on inadequate Protective Homes
PIL 63/2015 in the High Court of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh on non-implementation of ITPA and need for ‘Uniform Rescue Protocol’
WP(Crl) 3/2015 in Supreme Court about circulation of rape videos and need for holistic mechanism to curb it.
Short Films and documentaries to sensitize communities on various aspects of sex trafficking and sex crime.
Blogging and using social media to create public opinion on sex trafficking and sex crimes
Collaborating with television channels to create mass awakening and critical consciousness on the impact of sex trafficking
Media Partners to support campaigns or specific issue-based intervention
Feature films to reach out to masses to awaken them regarding dangers of trafficking and inspiring them to take positive action.