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Dec 18, 2018
New anti-trafficking bill awaits Rajya Sabha nod; activists laud focus on rehabilitation, preventive measuresOver 12,000 survivors of human trafficking have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the passing of the new anti-trafficking bill — Persons in Trafficking Bill (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill — by the Rajya Sabha in the Winter Session of the Parliament
Dec 17, 2018
India's anti-trafficking bill could be made stronger by looking to local systems that help prevent forced prostitutionSex workers can be government partners in the fight against human trafficking — but only if they are not its targets.
Aug 20, 2018
Winds of change blow in Uttar Pradesh's Nat Purwa village where prostitution is tradition, source of income for familiesWith a population of around 5,000, located 72 km from Lucknow, Nat Purwa in Uttar Pradesh has a long history of prostitution. it is a hereditary occupation, passed down for generations.
Jun 03, 2018
TV actress Sangeetha, known for her role in Tamil show Vani Rani, accused of prostitutionSangeetha was reportedly found involved in prostitution, at a private resort at Panayur in Chennai.
Apr 08, 2018
Prostitution goes hi-tech in Kerala: Study finds transactions being carried out through smartphone appsProstitution in Kerala has turned hi-tech with business transactions being carried out via smartphones and apps, according to a new study.
Feb 12, 2018
Oxfam deputy head Penny Lawrence resigns after Haiti sex scandal, says she is ashamed, 'takes full responsibility'The deputy chief executive of Oxfam Penny Lawrence resigned over the British charity's handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti involving its staff members and allegations of similar behaviour in Chad
Jan 05, 2018
'Muktir Alo' aimed to economically liberate the women of Sonagachi. Did it succeed?Muktir Alo — launched with great optimism in 2016 — was supposed to provide the women of Sonagachi, Asia's largest red-light district, an alternative career in the film/TV industry. Nearly two years later, what has it achieved?
Nov 17, 2017
Rohingya camps becoming target for traffickers, young girls being enticed with promises of job, marriage: aid agenciesRohingya refugees are willing to take whatever comes their way — and many have fallen prey to traffickers, according to the aid agencies.
Aug 11, 2017
Gurugram society shames female tenants for inviting men, accuses them of 'supporting prostitution'Women tenants were publicly shamed by the society members of Essel Towers in Gurugram for having male guests over in their flats, citing a rule that disallowed unmarried tenants from inviting people to their flats of the opposite sex.
Jul 31, 2017
Assam floods aftermath: Relief camps turn hunting ground for human traffickers as populace chases false ray of hopeWhile the administration is making efforts on the ground level to curb trafficking, it has a long way to go, given how deeply Assam is in the grip of the syndicate for whom women and children are merely resources to be procured and sold off.