Human trafficking in India and anti-trafficking bill – Explained, pointwise

Introduction Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) and various civil society groups have campaigned for decades for a strong law to end the menace of human trafficking. In 2017, thousands of trafficking survivors marched a Bharat Yatra alongside students, governments, the judiciary, multifaith leaders, businesses and civil society to demand such a law. COVID-19 has further intensified the need… Continue reading Human trafficking in India and anti-trafficking bill – Explained, pointwise

Needed: an anti-trafficking law

Source: The Hindu Relevance: Eliminating Human trafficking altogether is a moral and constitutional responsibility Synopsis: Human trafficking is a crime in itself, but it is also the propeller of several other crimes Introduction: Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) and various civil society groups have campaigned for decades for a strong law to end this menace of human… Continue reading Needed: an anti-trafficking law

Sensitive and precise

Source: The Hindu Relevance: To eliminate trafficking, India needs legislative action and welfare schemes for vulnerable sections should go hand in hand. Synopsis: The draft Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill needs to be comprehensive and include causative factors. Introduction The draft Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021 is well-intentioned, to… Continue reading Sensitive and precise

Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021

Present Status: Open for public suggestions till 14th Jul 2021 About Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021 Objectives: To prevent and counter trafficking in persons, especially women and children. To provide for care, protection, and rehabilitation to the victims, while respecting their rights To create a supportive legal, economic and social environment… Continue reading Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021