Creating Just Cities with
Access to Human Rights
What do we do?
Set up in 2007 in Mumbai, India, YUVA Urban Initiatives (YUI) aims to address the growing challenges and inequalities arising out of rapid urbanisation. Given the rise in informal settlements (bastis) in cities, coupled with inadequate living conditions, lack of livelihood opportunities, limited awareness of and access to healthcare, YUI adopts an integrated approach to drive change in every aspect.
YUI is a Section 8 Company, affiliated to the non-profit Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA).
Youth and women trained
Youth provided financial support for education
STORIES OF CHANGE
The team received a call from an unknown caller. A lady had sold her own son to another woman. Both women were sex workers. The next day, a Childline team member met the caller and . . .