Latest News on Human Trafficking
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Dec 06, 2018
30 surrogate mothers in Cambodia, charged with human trafficking, released on bail after agreeing to keep childrenThe women were charged with human trafficking after they were discovered during a raid on a surrogate business in the capital Phnom Penh in June, the latest in a series of arrests targeting the practice
Oct 05, 2018
Facebook responds to lawsuit, says sex-trafficking 'not allowed' on platformThe lawsuit accusing Facebook of not doing enough to protect users from human traffickers.
Sep 21, 2018
Munich Police investigates massive human trafficking network linked to India and Nepal, arrests fiveThe Indian authorities have not been involved so far in the ongoing investigation as the Indian and Nepalese gang members are mainly operating from Germany and other European countries.
Sep 19, 2018
Gujarat Police files charges against 16 in trafficking racket busted in 2017; accused helped 52 illegally enter CanadaThe racket was busted in 2017 when one of the victims, Komal Dabgar, was deported from Canada after the authorities found that her passport was fake.
Sep 12, 2018
Court in Jharkhand's Khunti rejects bail plea of Father Alfons Aind, accused in Kochang gangrape caseFather Alfons Aind is also the accused of an incident related to the Kochang gang-rape case, where the abducted women were allegedly forced to drink urine.
Sep 02, 2018
Child trafficking in India: Over two lakh children missing, but who's counting the forgotten ones?The saga of children who are victims of trafficking very rarely has a happily-ever-after ending
Aug 25, 2018
One-third calls to child helpline since 2015 were muted; could be silent pleas for help, say officialsAbout one-third of the calls received by Childline Foundation since 2015 were muted where background sound was audible but the caller was quiet, which the national emergency helpline for children in distress believes might be silent call for help
Aug 20, 2018
Jharkhand Police sends team to Ludhiana to rescue 34 kids illegally held in Punjab shelter homeA special branch report of the Jharkhand Police revealed that the shelter with the address, ‘SP Moses Phullanwal, Indira Nagar, Pakhowal Road, Ludhiana, Punjab’ has not been registered under the Juvenile Justice Act.
Aug 08, 2018
1,000 human trafficking survivors write open letter to Narendra Modi, seek early passage of Bill on crime in Rajya SabhaThe survivors thanked the Centre for creating with the anti-human trafficking bill and called it an "honest attempt" by the government to address the issue.
Aug 07, 2018
Jharkhand Police launches 'mitra' programme to aid in fight against human trafficking, give youth jobs and structureMany residents of Jharkhand's Jamari have never left the village but this does not stop them from sending their children away to work in big cities