The Opening of Critical Care Centre (C3)
14th July 2017, Catalyst India, inaugurated their new Project called Critical Care Centre (C3) for Survivors of Sexual Crimes in Delhi. This Facility of C3 is fully equipped for providing care & protection to 30 survivors at a time and is based on therapeutic milieu to give the survivors of Sex Trafficking & Sexual Crimes a specialised critical care for immediate physiological, psychological and sociological stabilisation with high quality inputs of international standards.
Honourable Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Mr. Manish Sisodia swapped the first access card of the facility to mark the opening of the Centre. He was given the tour of the facility by the Project Director Ms. Angelika Samuel Gier, Project Manager Abhilasha Judd and Senior Social Worker Ms. Nirmala Khan. Mr. Sisodia commented that the project is very impressive and the need of the hour. This was followed by a short presentation on trafficking and debrief by Mr. Abhishek Gier the founder and Executive Director of Catalyst India. Arche’ band of Catalyst Creatives presented their new song on how does the general mindset of people impacts how we treat women with special reference to Abuse & Molestation (The song depicted the emotions of the victim of molestation for the silent person who stands and does nothing to help.)
Our Honourable Dy CM Mr. Sisodia who also holds the Child and Women Welfare portfolio for Delhi, encouraged the staff and members by stating that issues like trafficking are the problems from the society and he is glad to see the solutions coming out of the Society. He also assured of all possible administrative help and support from the government for Critical Care Centre.
Additional SHO of the area Mr. R.K Rohilla also extended his complete support and assistance for any legal and security related issues and concerns. He also appreciated the vision of the organisation and the impact this project will make in future.
The opening was also attended by honourable board members of Catalyst India, which included Dr Chandra Shekhar Gier, Supreme Court Advocate Mr. Vivek Masih, Mr. Nitin Bailey, and Mr Manish Walter. The former Chair Person of Child Welfare Committee Dr. Amita Tiwari also came to encourage and support the cause.
Full support was extended by Ms. Swati Malliwal, Chairperson DCW, Dr Sabrina Chairperson along with the bench of Magistrates CWC VII & the D.O Office.
The Centre intends, short term Critical care which is extremely crucial for the survivors. The facility is designed on the lines of One Stop Solution as emphasised by Mrs. Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister for Women & Child Development. The Centre aims to achieve successful stabilisation, rehabilitation, and repatriation for survivors (under the age of 18) of Sex trafficking from different parts of India, Nepal & Bangladesh to ensure that girl’s human rights are respected, protected, and fulfilled. To attain this Catalyst India has partnered with international organisations such as Transform the Nations (Nepal) and Generation Bangladesh (Bangladesh)
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