The Institute for Social Development (ISD) is an organisation based in Orissa, India. Their main objective is to organise and mobilise the civil society on violence against women. ISD has undertaken a study on trafficking of adolescent girls and women in the state of Orissa in collaboration with the Taskforce on Women & Violence. They handle cases of trafficked victims who are staying in shelter homes and provide consultation with the victims’ parents for their re-integration in the community. ISD is currently developing skills training and income generation programmes for economically marginalised young women, including young women who have been trafficked. ISD has started a training institute at Bhubaneswar for the production of jute bags for trafficking survivors residing at various shelter homes.
Address: Plot no 95, Kanan Vihar Phase II, Po - Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Tel: +91 (0)674-6451141/ 2302756