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Mar 19, 2019
United Nations discloses rise in sex abuse cases by staff in 2018; 259 allegations last year after 138 in 2017The report, presented to the General Assembly, said that from 1 January to 31 December, 2018, the United Nations received a total of 148 sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) allegations directly involving UN workers, and 111 involving staff from partner organisations implementing UN programmes
Mar 04, 2019
Jharkhand's Khunti village rife with tales of human trafficking, but threats keeps villagers from approaching policeVillagers in Jharkhand's Khunti district don't lodge police complaints as human traffickers threaten the safety of their families. As a result, very few cases reach the state's anti-human trafficking cell.
Jan 31, 2019
Activists accuse Latur Police, child welfare panel of inaction against maulavi accused of sexually exploiting minorsQuestions are being raised about why authorities are not taking action against the maulavi of a madrasa in Maharashtra's Latur district who is accused of sexually exploiting minor girls at the school. Social activists have questioned the inaction despite the complaints they registered with both the district Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and the Latur Police.
Jan 30, 2019
Kerala Police books Congress leader accused of raping a tribal minor girl for over an year; party suspends membershipA local Congress leader in Wayanad has been booked for allegedly raping a minor tribal girl for nearly a year, police said on Wednesday
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.
Dec 14, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir becomes first state to have law banning 'sextortion' as governor approves amendments to state penal codeJammu and Kashmir has become the first state in the country to have a law banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public servant
Nov 06, 2018
UN records 64 new allegations of sexual abuse, harassment against its officers, affiliates in past 3 monthsOf the 39 allegations related to UN personnel, one was not substantiated, 22 are at various stages of investigation, and 16 are under preliminary assessment to determine whether there is sufficient information to investigate.
Oct 17, 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: ED registers money laundering case against Brajesh Thakur on the basis of CBI's FIRThe ED said it will soon issue summons to the accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case including the centre owner Brajesh Thakur. It will probe if illegal funds were generated and laundered by this alleged criminal activity.
Jul 12, 2018
Sex scandals rattle Kerala churches: The three cases against six priests and what we know about themIn the case which cropped up first, four priests of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church in Kerala are facing charges of blackmailing and sexually abusing a woman.