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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.
Jun 01, 2018
United Nations claims traffickers shot dead over 12 migrants trying to escape torture, abuse in LibyaMore than 12 migrants were shot dead by human traffickers while trying to escape a camp in Libya, some were subjected to "torture abuse", the United Nations said
May 24, 2018
Centre's draft policy for domestic workers lacks teeth, fails to chart employee-employer relationshipAt this point, it is imperative to look at domestic workers as a sector that cuts through several issues like caste and class divides and discrimination.
Apr 13, 2018
Kathua rape case must be heard outside Jammu, victim's lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat tells FirstpostKathua rape case victim's lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat told Firstpost that the Jammu and Bar Association wants a CBI probe in the case only to stay in the limelight while also accusing them of reproaching her to leave the case
Oct 16, 2017
'Ate from garbage bins, worked more than 20 hours a day,' says Kerala woman who escaped from Saudi Arabia after 8 monthsManjusha Om, a 38-year-old woman from Kerala who fell victim of trafficking managed to escape her employer in Saudi Arabia after eight months
Sep 15, 2017
Over 1,200 cases of crimes against women piled up in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar courtsMore than 1,200 cases related to crimes against women are pending at various courts in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar district.
Jun 26, 2017
Nagaland police arrested 560 for smuggling liquor, banned drugs in 18 monthsNagaland police has arrested 560 people for smuggling liquor and banned drugs during the last 18 months, a senior police officer said on Monday.
Jun 22, 2017
Illegal drugs market 'thriving' globally as opium, cocaine production escalates: UN reportThe global narcotics market is "thriving", with production of cocaine and opium substances soaring and opioids wreaking havoc said a UN agency.
May 18, 2017
Gujarat High Court ruling opens doors to legal changes, recognise rights of voluntary sex workersThe Gujarat High Court in its latest judgment provided a caveat that in cases where sex work is voluntary Section 370 of the Indian Penal Code would not apply, thus opening the doors to make more sustainable changes in the legal arena for sex workers