Latest News on Human Trafficking
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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
Aug 01, 2018
Delhi Commission for Women and city police rescue 39 Nepali girls from trafficking racket in PaharganjAccording to the Delhi Commission for Women, the anti-trafficking operation went on from 1 am to 6 am. The captured girls were going to be sent to Gulf countries.
Jul 19, 2018
Anti-trafficking bill not a rights-positive legislation, may further marginalise sex workers, trans people, childrenThe Anti-Trafficking Bill conflates trafficking with sex work, and therefore, impacts consenting adult sex workers, marginalising them further.
Jul 13, 2018
Ranchi Rath Mela begins tomorrow: Police on high alert as kidnappers, human traffickers target vulnerable girls at fairJagannathpur Mela, or the Rath Mela, is among the biggest fairs organised in the city, and lakhs of devotees from all parts of the state, visit the fair, making it a hotbed for traffickers as well
Jul 09, 2018
Ranchi baby-selling racket: Police says Missionaries of Charity has no record of 280 births in its facilitiesThe scam came to light when a childless couple complained that they had paid Rs 1.20 lakh for medical care and delivery of a child, but the Ranchi facility of Missionaries of Charity of took the baby with assurances of returning it back after court procedures.
Jul 05, 2018
Jharkhand's missing children languish in Delhi, Haryana shelter homes due to lack of identity proofA similar story is told in the interiors of Jharkhand: If a child goes missing, finding him or her becomes a big problem — for both the families as well as the police — due to lack of photographs or proper documents.
Jul 01, 2018
Women's safety survey: Activists voice concern over govt rejecting report, call for 'introspection rather than dismissal'Activists believe that instead of questioning the credibility of the report, the government needs to introspect on the findings.
Jun 30, 2018
Malaysia considers amending human trafficking law after US downgrades country in watch listReport said victim protection efforts by the Malaysia govt remained inadequate, complicity among law enforcement officials hampered anti-trafficking efforts
Jun 29, 2018
Investigations, prosecutions and convictions on human trafficking in India 'disproportionately' low, finds US reportNoting that the conviction rate, investigations, prosecutions in India were "disproportionately low", the US has continued to place the country in 'Tier 2' of its annual report on human trafficking.