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Trafficking appears endemic to Delhi: HC

March 13, 2021 1:48 am

The court made the observation while requesting the presence of the members of a high-level committee, constituted last year for preparation of an action plan for strict enforcement of Delhi Private Placement Agencies (Regulation) Order, 2014, before it on March 16.

Jharkhand man held, human trafficking racket busted: Rajkot police

January 11, 2021 12:16 am

According to police, Rakesh Singh (30), a native of Kodarma district in Jharkhand, was held from his rented residence in Ghorthamba of Giridih district on Saturday. He was operating an online trafficking racket where sex workers were sent to customers in Gujarat, Delhi and other states.

His 3-year search for missing wife prompts HC alarm and a human trafficking probe in Shirdi

November 23, 2020 12:16 pm

According to data submitted by police, 279 persons were reported missing from Shirdi between 2017 and October 27, 2020, of whom 67 still remain untraced, including married and unmarried women.

World Mental Health Day 2020: How important are mental health services for human trafficking survivors?

October 10, 2020 1:16 pm

Whether a few weeks or several years, the trauma caused due to the physical and sexual assault when trafficked can be immense

S Jaishankar: ‘Joint efforts to combat human trafficking need of the hour’

September 30, 2020 2:02 am

A joint statement said that both ministers noted the discussions on border management and security in the recently concluded 50th Director General Level Talks between the BSF and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) in Dhaka.

Compensating human trafficking victims should not be stalled by the pandemic

August 17, 2020 5:09 pm

Despite the pressures on national budgets because of COVID-19, there must be continued support for anti-trafficking work, including immediate release of sanctioned funds for victim compensation to avoid a larger humanitarian crisis post the pandemic.

US prosecutors spar with Prince Andrew in Epstein probe

June 09, 2020 1:00 pm

Epstein killed himself in a U.S. jail last summer as he awaited trial on sex trafficking charges.

Gujarat: 37 kids employed in 2 sari finishing units rescued

May 18, 2020 2:53 am

Following the raids, Jetpur town police registered two cases under the provisions of Juvenile Justice Act, Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act and Indian Penal Code (IPC) against eight persons.

By next month, this Bengaluru railway station could be the first to introduce facial recognition

January 10, 2020 1:50 pm

According to officials of the South Western Railway (SWR), the new system is expected to prevent criminals and human traffickers from entering the station, among other uses.

Ram Devineni's superhero 'Priya' puts focus on survivors of sex trafficking

December 16, 2019 12:42 pm

The free comic book series, which was honoured by UN Women as a “gender equality champion”, has been a global hit with over five lakh digital downloads and over 26 million readers worldwide.


Inside pictures of human trafficking camp in Malaysia

May 28, 2015 4:34 pm

Authorities say there are 139 suspected graves in the mountainous jungle where northern Malaysia meets southern Thailand, a remote area that trafficking syndicates used as a transit point to hold migrants and refugees. Most were believed to be members of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority and impoverished migrants from Bangladesh.