ASTRA is a local grassroots organization with more than 20 years experience of working in the field. Their holistic approach makes them assist all categories of survivors through providing direct support and assistance, education and raising awareness, advocacy, research, and networking.
ASTRA´s core is the Victim support unit and SOS Helpline – the only SOS hotline for victims of trafficking in Serbia, operating since 2002. and available 24/7. ASTRA has received more than 46.000 calls and identified and assisted more than 545 victims of human trafficking where 30% were children, 65% identified as trafficking victims and 60% had been sexually exploited. ASTRA is putting all possible efforts to the end of this very worrying trend.