People Serving Girls At Risk (PSGR) was registered in 2004 under the Trustees Inc. as a human rights NGO. PSGR started against a background of increased cases of girls and women joining prostitution and falling victims to sex trafficking.
Malawi, PSGR is a member of M-NAT (Malawi Network Against Trafficking), NGO
Gender Coordination Network, and other networks. Internationally, PSGR is a
proud member of Girls Not Brides. In May 2017, PSGR joined CAP International, a
coalition of frontline organizations united for a world free from sexual
exploitation, whose headquarters is in Belgium.
CRC Article 34 & 36:
Which obliges States to “protect
children from sexual exploitation”,
Dignity and Equality:
That all human beings are equal and must enjoy their human rights. Sex trafficking and Prostitution takes away human dignity and equality;
To fight the exploitation of girls and women and all its forms like prostitution, sex trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation, and child marriages;
A nation in which girls and women live a dignified life free from prostitution, sex trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation, and other forms of abuse;
PSGR has a registered Board of Trustees who provide a oversight role. The choice of Trustees is generally based on their achievements towards children causes in Malawi. The current Board is composed of a human rights law expert, gender and women activist, a youth, water engineer, business management expert, and a development practitioner. The Board meets 3 times in a year.
Secretariat of PSGR is headed by an Executive Director who in turn is assisted by permanent and voluntary staff. PSGR has a lean staff, being a small charity
PSGR is a proud member of CAP International, a coalition of frontline organizations united for a world free from sexual exploitation