"Every child & woman has the right to lead a life, free from discrimination, inequality and exploitation. This is the key to our nation building" Dr Girish Kulkarni founder of Snehalaya. Snehalaya means 'Home of Love' and its just that for many marginalised women and children in Maharashtra, India, who have no one else to turn to. The goal is simple to combat poverty and exploitation of all people adversely affected by the commercial sex industry in India. To strive for the basic human rights of its clients through offering pathfinding and practical support methods. To continue to provide rescue, shelter and care for their vulnerable clients to find their way to a better empowered life. Snehalaya also is dedicated to giving support and operating without any religious or political agenda.