Disha Mahila Bahuudeshiya Sanghatana (DMBS) is a community organisation (CO) of female sex workers in Nashik district of Maharashtra State in India. Founded in 2010, the CO works to empower sex workers in the district through holistic development intervention programmes.
DMBS is registered under the Maharashtra Societies Registration Act,1860 and has 889 members.
DMBS aims to improve legal literacy of members, enable their access to social entitlements, and build their skills in alternate livelihood options to help them lead violence free lives.
In its attempt to enable female sex workers to stand on their own two feet, the CO provides various services.
DMBS wants to work towards helping all community members access the services, helping their children with education, and have alternate livelihoods. CO envisioned to have sustainable systems to support crisis management and access to various services including Financial and social protection schemes