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What is draft anti-trafficking bill 2021 and how it is different from the 2018 bill

A previous draft of anti-human trafficking bill was passed in Lok Sabha in 2018 but was never introduced in Rajya Sabha.
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Anti-trafficking Bill has scope for confusion. Here’s what will work: BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi

The proposed legislation includes punishment for trafficking for forced labour and marriage but neglects trafficking for sexual exploitation and organ trade.
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India had 38,503 victims of trafficking in 2011-19. Only 77 have got compensation

Lack of awareness and the daunting task of collecting proof has meant that few victims of trafficking manage to avail of govt compensation.
Maneka Gandhi

World Day Against Trafficking: Activists divided on India’s anti-trafficking bill

Some voiced concerns that the bill will bring voluntary sex workers under the scanner while others say it will help vulnerable sections.
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