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Victims Of Bonded Labour, Child Labour, Sex Trade Come Together To Demand Stricter Laws On Human Trafficking
National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data form indicates that there were 2,854 reported cases of human trafficking across India were a total of 5,898 individuals, including minors and women, were trafficked. 5,789 victims of human trafficking were rescued from various parts of the country in the same time period.
A fast track court in West Bengal’s East Midnapur district has sentenced three men to jail for three years for visiting a brothel under the Immoral Trafficking (Prevention) Act, which anti-human trafficking activists said was probably first such conviction in India.
A dance bar that once used to be a safe haven for informants of encounter specialists was raided by the Mumbai Police in the early hours of Saturday.
Irani took to Twitter to announce that anti-human trafficking units would be established in all districts and women help desks set up in police stations across the country using the non-lapsable corpus fund.
Three Bangladeshi women were hired as club dancers but one was later allegedly "coaxed" into prostitution.
The prostituted women living in these RLAs have little to no agency. Often they are under close control of their brothelkeeper or aadmi (a kind of pimp), with little voice of their own. Here is one such case of a prostituted mother who was forced to leave her child in the hands of her brothelkeeper, but continued to fight the odds to rescue her child.
Over the course of Prerana’s work in the red-light area, we have come across countless stories of a mother’s resilience to give her children the freedom they deserve. Here is one such case of a mother who fought for her son’s freedom from the clutches of her brothel keeper, and the impact created when multiple stakeholders work together.
The Vashi-Turbhe Red-Light Area (RLA) is a relatively new RLA. The mapping of this area covers its various commercial establishments as well as the number of brothels. The data has been compared over four years i.e 2016 to 2019 and is collected annually between February and March.
The Falkland Road Red-Light Area (RLA) mapping, covers the commercial establishments as well as the number of brothels located in the area. The data has been compared over four years i.e 2016 to 2019. The data is collected annually in February and March.