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.
Cases of human trafficking in India have fallen sharply, according to government data released on Monday, but campaigners warned the figures may not reflect the full magnitude of the crime.
Child trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) of children has been a cause of concern across the country. Retired Justice Roshan Dalvi of the Bombay High Court did not mince words when she said that CSE of children is an organised crime and needs to be dealt with in an organised way.