One of the main red light districts in Latin America is in Mexico City: La Merced. This area has turned into one of the main areas of the city where sexual exploitation of minors occurs.
This intervention project utilizes a community center to provide workshops, trainings, therapy, and spiritual accompaniment to women in prostitution to offer them the opportunity of a new life.
In this center there are individual and group therapy sessions, counseling, free meals, education, job search support, and the opportunity to build supportive relationships with the staff. The center is now known as a safe place for the women, empowering them within a harmonious and warm environment.
women attended regularly to the activities
more than last year
The girls can discover and develop their abilities with the purpose of helping them leave prostitution. They receive English classes, cooking and baking as well as a new mentors and friends.
English lessons - mondays and thursdays
Zumba - Tuesdays
Cooking - Tuesdays and Thursdays
Therapy - Wedenesdays
Mobile beauty salon - Once a month
Low cost thrift store