End-line Evaluation - UN Women’s Anti Human Trafficking Program (India)
December 2014 UN Women’s Anti Human Trafficking (AHT) program was a first of its kind initiative which sought to address the problem of trafficking of women and girls by checking the problem at source. In this regard, the program was designed to successfully align itself to the factors that lead to women/girl’s vulnerability to getting trafficked/exploited by malicious elements from within or outside the community.
The Evaluation has been led by Ernst & Young’s (EY) gender expert and managed by an evaluation expert who has experience of evaluating and assessing social sector programs from domains such as gender, education and public health.
The program’s design is noted to be highly relevant when examined against the socio-cultural and economic profile of the Panchayats selected for the intervention. All the Panchayats are noted to have a high incidence of unsafe migration; especially in terms of women and girls migrating in search of economic opportunities. However, there are also number of subtle variations between the various Panchayats and as a result UN Women’s decision to allow the various implementing partners to come up with their own prioritization as well as modification to the various program activities has helped make each project under the program more ...