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Meet Dr. Vanessa Bouche of Savhera

FEB 20, 2019

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dr. Vanessa Bouche.

Since 2014, Dr. Vanessa Bouché, a professor of political science at Texas Christian University and a global human trafficking scholar, had been leading a study abroad course on transnational human trafficking in Delhi, India. Through a partnership with a leading Indian anti-trafficking organization, Shakti Vahini, the students have been afforded the opportunity to visit Garstin Bastion Road (GB Road), the largest red light district in Delhi.

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Sex trafficking: Fort Worth group goes to India to break bonds of slavery

OCT 20, 2018

Fort Worth group launches a business to help women in India break the bonds of slavery

Beginning in 2014, TCU Associate Professor Vanessa Bouché started taking groups of Texas Christian University students to India as part of a study-abroad program on transnational human trafficking and developed a close relationship with the India-based non-governmental organization (NGO) Shakti Vahini, which works to combat sex trafficking and violence against women.

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Former sex workers in Delhi find a ray of hope

June 04, 2018

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has extended a helping hand to a delegation of professors from Texas Christian University (TCU), who are working towards creating employment opportunities for former sex workers from GB Road.
Called ‘Savhera’, the group has…

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