Shaishav is a grassroots voluntary organization working out of Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India. They work with and for children, as a completely participatory, child-rights organization. Working with marginalized children and youth that live in slums, their goal is to enable them to reach their full potential. Shaishav strives to ensure that all children are safe and enjoy their rights and all the joys of childhood equally.
To reach children beyond Bhavnagar, Shaishav supports like-minded organisations working with children and promotes child-friendly policies by actively participating in national and state networks and governance structures.
Yewande Sokan, from Maxus London and the WPP network, came to Recife in November 2014 to work with ActionAid and a local communities in poor areas of the city. They developed the campaign Garotas nada Estúpidas to help girls understand their selfworth and prevent them from falling into the cycle of prostitution.