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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
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.
Jun 02, 2018
Migrants from Jharkhand face threats of trafficking as poverty, government apathy push them to leave stateIn some villages in Jharkhand, entire families migrate out to work at brick kilns and tea gardens in neighbouring states.
Mar 27, 2018
Supreme Court terms Khap panchayat’s interference in marriage of consenting adults as 'illegal'The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on Khap panchayats, saying any assembly which intends to scuttle a marriage of two consenting adults would be considered illegal.
Jan 16, 2018
Attacks by khap panchayats on couples opting for inter-caste marriage are absolutely illegal: Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court on Tuesday termed as "absolutely illegal" any attack by khap panchayats or associations against an adult man and woman.
Oct 15, 2017
SC terms sex with minor wife as rape: Govt will have to fight entrenched mindsets to implement rulingActivists believe that the new SC ruling terming non-consensual sex with a minor wife as rape will act as a deterrent against child marriage but implementing it will be a challenge
Jul 20, 2017
India and US global partners in fighting all forms of gender violence: US Consul GeneralWest Bengal Women and Child Development Minister Dr Sashi Panja said there should be well-drafted policies to handle situations involving gender violence