As per the proposal, minimum punishment for dowry deaths will be 10 years, while maximum punishment for stalking will be 7 years (on subsequent conviction)
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Travels through the Hindi belt: In Bihar's Gaya, parents forced to put kids to work in absence of solution from state
Bihar's Gaya district, home to the famour Mahabodhi temple, is infamous for being the centre of child trafficking in the state.
He demanded creation of an international database and registry of child traffickers.
Jharkhand's West Singhbhum SP G Kranthi Kumar said that four children who were reportedly pursuing their studies in the three-room shelter home in Ludhiana were rescued and arrested two persons, including the owner of the home
The saga of children who are victims of trafficking very rarely has a happily-ever-after ending
Can trafficking ever be benign? Can a child be trafficked for his or her “own good”?
34 children trafficked to Punjab from Jharkhand, Bihar; admitted to illegal school in Ludhiana, say police officials
The children, mostly tribals, and some were allegedly converted to Christianity in Ludhiana, after being lodged in a missionary-run child shelter home.
Australia resumes adoptions from India after 8 years of suspension, says Ministry of Women and Child Development
The suspension was enforced by Australia over charges of child trafficking for inter-country adoption by some recognised Indian placement agencies.
Child trafficking racket busted in Jharkhand: Police rescue seven minors, arrest one man in Pakur district
Jharkhand Police busted a child trafficking racket in Pakur district. They rescued 7 minors and arrested one man
Child-trafficking in Telangana's temple town of Yadagarigutta unveils rampant commodification of children
Eleven girls were rescued from a brothel in Yadagarigutta, a temple town located 60 kilometres from Hyderabad on Sunday
Child trafficking racket busted in Jharkhand: 87 boys rescued from Bokaro railway station, 21 from Ranchi
Two coordinated raids rescued 108 children from railway stations in Jharkhand, the adults accompanying them claimed to be taking the children to madrassa in Telangana
Mob violence: National, international precedents show strong anti-lynching law need of the hour; lawyers’ body suggests draft bill
Incidents of lynching and mob violence pose a direct challenge to the rule of law and the administrative system of the nation.
Baby-selling racket busted in Ranchi: Three Missionaries of Charity staffers arrested for selling toddler
Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested three staffs from a shelter home in Ranchi for selling a baby born to an inmate
Indian-origin entrepreneur to swim across English Channel to raise funds for combating child trafficking in India
An Indian-origin woman entrepreneur in the UK is training to swim across the English Channel to raise funds to combat child trafficking in India.
International Missing Children's Day 2018: State, communities must address factors that drive trafficking
While deterrence through criminal action is important, it is equally vital to address the underlying conditions which drive the supply and demand for trafficked children.
Tamil Nadu was in a state of panic on Friday after unfounded messages circulating on WhatsApp, asking people to not trust immigrants as they are part of a child trafficking group, went viral.
Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in India. According to Manju Singh it is also home to the second largest illegal flesh trade in the world. Along with her husband Ajeet, Manju runs Guria, a non-profit organisation dedicated to fighting child prostitution in the holy city.
Parents adopting a child under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act could be required to mandatorily register with country's apex adoption body
There was a boom in inter country adoption in India back in the 1970s-80s. Now adults, many of those adopted children are trying to trace their roots — to shocking conclusions.