D A U G H T E R P R O J E C T
Is holistic and asset-based. We consider the need for awareness education, economic development, rescue intervention, and long-term care of girls. We work with local authorities, community based organizations, and volunteers to prevent and intercept the spread of trafficking, and to restore young girls back to their families.
At the heart of the Daughter Project
Is the belief and conviction that each of these girls is as precious as
our own daughter. For this reason, we place our greatest emphasis on prevention. We want to protect these daughters from being at risk,
taken, lured away, and abused.
Community Action Committees
are groups of people who are passionate about combatting human trafficking in their own communities and abroad. Committees are paired with sister projects and clubs around the world that they support and receive updates from.
WHAT ARE COMMUNITY ACTION
Community Action Committees have two main objectives:
1. Raise awareness and educate people about what human trafficking is and how they can identify it.
Committees exist to be an active community-based organization for the purpose of combating trafficking and sexual abuse within the local community. Although most of the press around the trafficking issue has been focused on overseas countries where it is most visible, exploitation is very much a local issue. The resources on My DP will help guide you to an effective approach to advocacy. These approaches range from community awareness campaigns, partnerships with law enforcement, and starting a girls' empowerment club. Each club must determine a local approach that best fits the group’s human resources including abilities, time, and passion.
2. Support Daughter Project activities in the United States and around the world.
Committees also exist to raise funds for global projects. The funds will help DP affiliated groups that raise awareness, monitor borders, rescue at risk youth, care for victims in rescue shelters, restore victims back to their families, and provide new families for orphaned children. These funds will be sent to Global Family Care Network ensuring that 100% of funds are used for the Daughter Project. It is recommended that each committee organize at least one annual fundraiser to accomplish this.
HOW DO I START A COMMITTEE?
Identify at least three founding members, out of whom you should identify a Chairperson, Secretary, and Treasurer. Members may assist with activities and (optional) to pay USD 100 dues per year to help support club activities.
Register your committee by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Network and add members to the club.
Plan at least one event per year - this can be an awareness campaign, training, 5k run, bake sale, yoga session, and anything that your committee would like to set up to raise awareness and support the Daughter Project worldwide.