Latest News on Sex Trafficking
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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.
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.
Aug 31, 2018
Child trafficking in India: What the Deoria, Muzzafarpur and Yadagirigutta cases highlight about the problemIt is in encountering the individual stories of trauma that one begins to comprehend what survivors of trafficking go through.
Jul 05, 2018
Gurugram: 15 people, including five foreigners, arrested from spa for involvement in sex tradeThe city police on Wednesday arrested 15 people, including five foreigners, from a spa centre at sector 29 market in Gurugram for their alleged involvement in sex trade.
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.
Feb 28, 2018
New US legislation makes it easier to penalise operators of websites that facilitate online sex traffickingThe bill’s passage marks one of the most concrete actions in recent years from the US Congress to tighten regulation of internet firms.
Jan 31, 2018
Harvey Weinstein denies sex-trafficking allegation, seeks dismissal of lawsuitHarvey Weinstein, who is facing rape and sexual assault allegations from several women, has countered the sex trafficking allegations leveled against him by British actress Kadian Noble
Dec 26, 2017
Amazon, Microsoft and other tech firm employees in Seattle found to be purchasing services from trafficked sex workers, reveals Newsweek investigationAmazon said, the company will immediately investigate and take appropriate action up to and including termination.
Feb 16, 2017
Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex traffickingAshton Kutcher and his ex-wife Demi Moore co-founded Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children, an organisation that builds software to tackle sex trafficking
Nov 17, 2016
California Judge set to dismiss charges against Backpage.com CEO and shareholdersA California judge on Wednesday said he was likely to dismiss criminal pimping charges against the chief executive and controlling shareholders of Backpage.com.