Ashif Shaikh is co-founder Jan Sahas. Jan Sahas is working from year 2000 to end cast and gender based violence through eradication of inhuman slavery of manual scavenging, caste based sex work and forced labour, Jan Sahas is also supporting to survivors of rape and sexual abuse for access to justice in 50 districts of 5 states of India.  Jan Sahas liberated 28,000 Dalit women from practice of manual scavenging and provided socio-medico and legal support to 8000 survivors of rape and sexual abuse. Ashif is member of the various committees of government of India and received various national and international awards.