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Jul 04, 2019
Rescued from bondage, labourers contest in panchayat, ward polls to end illegal practice, bring positive changeIt is still a distant dream for people rescued from bondage and bereft of basic human rights to come out and contest the Lok Sabha elections, but their entry into panchayat and ward elections is a positive step forward for India
Jun 20, 2019
US places India in Tier 2 list of human trafficking report, highlights insufficient efforts to end bonded labour, punish violatorsThe US on Thursday retained India in Tier 2 list of countries in its annual report on human trafficking, arguing that the country does not fully meet the minimum standards for its elimination even as it is making progress
Jun 11, 2018
After abuse from employers, rescued Jharkhand women now face abandonment from govt and discrimination from villagersGirls are being rescued every day and sent back to Jharkhand, but none of them are properly rehabilitated
May 27, 2018
SC agrees to hear plea by bonded labourers in Bihar seeking ownership of agricultural landThe Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea filed by 38 families living in bonded labour in Bihar's Madhubani, seeking direction for grant of ownership of land.
Jun 01, 2016
From malnutrion to rape: Millions in India suffer the horrors of slaveryOn Tuesday, India topped a global slavery index counting some 18.35 million modern slaves — or 40 percent of a global total of 45.8 million.
May 30, 2016
Over 300 bonded labourers, 100 children rescued from brick kiln in Tamil NaduA raid by authorities rescued 328 bonded labourers, including 106 children, from a brick kiln in Thiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu
May 27, 2016
Satyarthi urges gov to end child trafficking, bonded labour cases in 30 daysSatyarthi also congratulated the government for the new Rehabilitation of Bonded Labour Scheme.
Dec 03, 2015
Denied wages for nine months, two West Bengal tea garden workers die of starvationTwo tea garden labourers allegedly died due to starvation in Alipurduar and Jalpaiguri districts in West Bengal.
Nov 18, 2014
At 14.3 mn, India has the highest number of people trapped in slavery: surveyIndia has nearly 14.3 million people, including children, "trapped" in modern-day slavery, ranking fifth in a list of countries brought out by the Global Slavery Index 2014.
Jun 14, 2014
A woman alone: The story of India's forgotten 'coolie' womenThey were the coolie women whose stories have been largely forgotten. Few know that among the million plus who went as indentured labour from India, a quarter of a million were women. And three quarters them were traveling alone.