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Six Indians Arrested From Sinking Boat In Failed Attempt To Enter US From Canada

Six Indians Arrested From Sinking Boat In Failed Attempt To Enter US From Canada

The six Indians, ranging from ages 19 to 21-years-old, have been charged with Improper Entry by Alien in violation of US law.

06 May 2022
RPF Anti-Human Trafficking Unit Rescues 10 Minors, Four Women

RPF Anti-Human Trafficking Unit Rescues 10 Minors, Four Women

The Aadhaar cards of some of the victims were allegedly forged, said the officials.

29 April 2022

Kamathipura Redevelopment: Will Govt Pay Heed To Sex Workers And Their Vulnerable Children?

For nearly four decades, Priti Patkar has been working with trafficked women in the sex trade and their children in Mumbai’s red-light area, Kamathipura.

Of Whoring And Waiting: The Sages And Cages Of Kamathipura

Of Whoring And Waiting: The Sages And Cages Of Kamathipura

A 2019 raid rescuing 141 girls held behind trap doors and steel cages raised a poignant question—how long will art continue imitating life?

25 March 2022

Jharkhand Girl Rescued While Being Trafficked To Delhi

A trafficker, identified as Suman Billung, was taking the girl to Delhi on the pretext of providing her job, they said.

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01 February 2022
Human Trafficking Gang Busted In UP; Five Held

Human Trafficking Gang Busted In UP; Five Held

The woman rescued from the gang is a 23-year-old widow of Bahraich, said the SSP, adding she was handed over to her family members.


06 January 2022
RPF Saved 601 Lives In 2021 On Railway Premises

RPF Saved 601 Lives In 2021 On Railway Premises

The RPF, which is an immediate responder in cases of human trafficking through rail transport and plays a key role in curbing this menace, rescued 630 people,...


19 December 2021
A Trafficked Woman, A Young Hotel Cleaner: Poverty’s Children Of Kishanganj

A Trafficked Woman, A Young Hotel Cleaner: Poverty’s Children Of Kishanganj

If Bihar is the poorest state, Kishanganj and adjoining Seemanchal districts are its poorest—a flood-ravaged spread of desolation. Snapshots of a crippling...


23 November 2021
Adoption Rackets Prey On Unsuspecting People Desperate For Children

Adoption Rackets Prey On Unsuspecting People Desperate For Children

Adoption scams flourish in India as gangs collude with officials to target people seeking children.


11 November 2021
US Temple Trafficking: Workers Claim They Were Lured From India To Build Temple At Low Cost

US Temple Trafficking: Workers Claim They Were Lured From India To Build Temple At Low Cost

The Hindu organization Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, or BAPS, got workers from India on R-1 visas and allegedly paid them $1.2/day....


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07 November 2021
Telangana Couple Adopts Boy, Husband Lands In Jail For ‘Abduction’

Telangana Couple Adopts Boy, Husband Lands In Jail For ‘Abduction’

The arrested man, an employee of the Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Ltd, has pleaded innocence and claimed that he was a victim of a...


24 August 2021
Delhi: 3 Girls Who Were Trafficked And Forced Into Prostitution Rescued

Delhi: 3 Girls Who Were Trafficked And Forced Into Prostitution Rescued

The DCW in a statement said these girls are from poor economic backgrounds and were trafficked on pretext of jobs.


13 August 2021
Yes, But No! Watching Porn is Individual Choice, But It's Also Crime Against Women

Yes, But No! Watching Porn is Individual Choice, But It's Also Crime Against Women

If production of porn involves or leads to crimes against women, it needs eradication, not regulation


30 July 2021
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: The Tipping Point In Rehabilitation

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: The Tipping Point In Rehabilitation

World Day against Trafficking in Persons: It is clear that survivors want community-based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes instead of shelter homes


29 July 2021
Covid Lockdown Increases Risk Of Child Labour, Trafficking

Covid Lockdown Increases Risk Of Child Labour, Trafficking

Schools have closed, online education is a luxury and in many cases children are pushed into labour and trafficked due to their financial vulnerability


31 July 2021
New Anti-Trafficking Law Good In Intent But Misses Key Points

New Anti-Trafficking Law Good In Intent But Misses Key Points

A new anti-trafficking law is an improvement, but has too many teething flaws to make it a watertight instrument to tackle the crime and the criminals


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13 July 2021
Delhi: Woman Arrested For Trying To Sell 2-Day-Old Baby

Delhi: Woman Arrested For Trying To Sell 2-Day-Old Baby

Delhi Police has busted a child trafficking racket in Delhi-NCR


05 May 2021
Tale Of Teen Nurjahan: From Bangladesh Village To Bengaluru Brothels, Imprisoned In Bengal

Tale Of Teen Nurjahan: From Bangladesh Village To Bengaluru Brothels, Imprisoned In Bengal

Here's the tale of a 16-year-old Bangladeshi girl who was trafficked to India, and arrested while returning to Bangladesh from Bengal


01 May 2021
91 Found Locked Up In Houston Home, Police Suspects Human Smuggling

91 Found Locked Up In Houston Home, Police Suspects Human Smuggling

Based on a tip-off, a special-tactics team of the police raided the home in south-west Houston on Friday.


03 April 2021
58 Mentally Challenged People Found Working As Bonded Labour In Punjab: MHA

58 Mentally Challenged People Found Working As Bonded Labour In Punjab: MHA

Home ministry sand that these labourers are often given drugs to make them work in the fields for long hours which adversely affect their physical and mental...


27 February 2021
Unable To Afford Treatment For Elder Daughter, AP Parents Sell Younger Daughter For Rs 10K

Unable To Afford Treatment For Elder Daughter, AP Parents Sell Younger Daughter For Rs 10K

The girl was rescued by officers of the women and child welfare department on Thursday, a day after she was married off.


23 February 2021
Two Couples Among Seven Held Over Sale Of Babies In Madhya Pradesh

Two Couples Among Seven Held Over Sale Of Babies In Madhya Pradesh

According to Manish Khatri, Special Task Force (Indore unit) Superintendent, their action came following a tip-off received from an NGO working for the welfare...


30 November 2020
Child Trafficking Gang Busted; Six Held, Minor Girl Rescued

Child Trafficking Gang Busted; Six Held, Minor Girl Rescued

The Social Security Branch (SSB) of Nagpur police took the action on Saturday


18 October 2020
NIA Files Charge Sheet Against 12 Including 9 Bangladeshis In Human Trafficking Case

NIA Files Charge Sheet Against 12 Including 9 Bangladeshis In Human Trafficking Case

The charge sheet was filed under sections of the IPC, the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and the Foreigners Act in a special NIA court in Hyderabad


15 October 2020
Human Trafficking: 3 Bangladeshi Women Rescued In Maharashtra

Human Trafficking: 3 Bangladeshi Women Rescued In Maharashtra

Thane Police raided a flat in Dharamveer Nagar locality last week and rescued three Bangladeshi women aged between 20 and 30 years, an official said.


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