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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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Sexual exploitation of women is now a crime in Jammu and Kashmir — a first in India

Jammu and Kashmir brings in amendment to state laws to make 'sextortion' a non-bailable crime, with punishment of up to five years. 

Maids, drivers and peons now have an HR consultant in Mumbai

Meenakshi Gupta Jain launched Helper4U — an online platform — to link Mumbai’s domestic workers with jobs, and to stop sexual and financial exploitation.
Home minister Rajnath Singh speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Monsoon session of Parliament | PTI

No culprit will be spared in the UP shelter home case: Rajnath Singh

Additional chief secretary and a director general level officer are probing the case, said home minister Rajnath Singh.
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Cars came and took away girls, returned next morning: Deoria shelter-home runaway

24 girls have been rescued so far from a shelter home in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria city. 
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Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.