Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicHuman trafficking

Topic: human trafficking

Pakistan chose China ties over justice, let Chinese ‘bride traffickers’ get away, claims report

A recent Brookings report revealed two ‘offsetting imperatives’ in the issue of Pakistani bride trafficking to China.

This 12-year-old was abducted, married to 52-yr-old. Her rescue exposed ‘child bride’ racket

Police operation to rescue 12-year-old UP girl 'kidnapped & forced into marriage' with Haryana man unearths 'multi-state racket' feeding trend spawned by state's skewed sex ratio.

NIA files chargesheet against 13 Bangladeshis for human trafficking in Bengaluru

All the accused were illegally staying in India and were luring women from Bangladesh and trafficking them to India with the promise of jobs, according to NIA.

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.

Girl trafficked to Bengal from Odisha at 13 years of age awarded Rs 9 lakh as compensation

The girl, now 17, has been awarded compensation by a district legal services authority in Bengal. Amount of Rs 9 lakh is believed to be highest in the state.

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.

On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a look at the numbers in India

For this year's UN observance against trafficking, the spotlight is on first responders and the challenges they have faced in the Covid-19 pandemic.

Trafficking for prostitution is more heinous than drug trafficking: Orissa High Court

Orissa HC bench said there is a yawning gap between the law and its enforcement, which results in abysmally low conviction rates in trafficking cases.

Woman in prostitution is a victim too, can’t be charged with trafficking: Madhya Pradesh HC

The order was issued by the high court while hearing a petition filed by a woman who was arrested for prostitution in June 2017 and then charged with trafficking.

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.

On Camera

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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