Keyword : Human Trafficking

How to stop human trafficking

In India, till recently, the complex crime of trafficking was addressed through multiple laws. For example, while the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 (ITPA) sought to punish traffickers for

Must empower trafficking victims: Fadnavis

 Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that human trafficking is a crime against humanity and “the victims lose their dignity and die every day”.  Sp

All you need to know about anti-trafficking bill

“Thousands of children are transported through railways. Last year only we received more than four crore calls in our childcare helpline… How can we stay silent when children and women

Assembly elections 2018: Human trafficking victims feel left out

“We are nobody’s concern. We are not part of any election manifesto, or any state government,” says 28-year-old Farah from Mahasamund district, Chhattisgarh. Five years ago, Farah

Out of bonds

In 1865 the thirteenth amendment to the US constitution abolished slavery and the buying and selling of humans, and soon the transatlantic slave trade declined. But a century and a half since, sl

Interview with a changemaker

On first meeting Rokeya (name changed for confidentiality reasons) you wouldn’t take her for a fighter. She comes across as a shy, soft-spoken person. She is 24 years old now, stays in a vill

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