Indian-American Girl Scout Honored for Combating Trafficking (Freedom United Global News Oct, 31st, 2018)

Inspiring Indian-American teenager Sakshi Satpathy has been named as one of ten 2018 National Gold Award winners from Girl Scouts of the USA for her efforts to counter human trafficking and child marriage.Satpathy, a high school senior from Palo Alto, California, is the founder of Project GREET — Girl Rights: Engage, Empower, Train — and has designed, created, and distributed documentary films, a training curriculum, a website, and a YouTube playlist to educate the public about human trafficking. Incredibly, her films have already been screened in 59 locations in 15 countries and her training curriculum, “Guidelines to Rehabilitate Young Trafficked Girls,” is being used by activists and vocational training programs. She even had the opportunity to present the GREET project at the United Nations’ 62nd Commission on the Status of Women.