Maharashtra records highest number of missing women:NCRB

News:National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB) has released the data on the missing children and women trafficking. Facts: Key takeaways from the Data: The common causes of trafficking are sexual exploitation, child labour and domestic help. The highest trafficking was observed from the cities of Mumbai and Kolkata. Maharashtra reported the maximum number of missing women and… Continue reading Maharashtra records highest number of missing women:NCRB

Ujjawala Scheme

The Ujjawala scheme is the Comprehensive Scheme for Prevention of Trafficking and Rescue, Rehabilitation and Re-integration of Victims of Trafficking for Commercial Sexual Exploitation. The scheme is run by Ministry of Women and Child Development. It was launched in 2007. The scheme aims at preventing trafficking of women and children for commercial sexual exploitation, facilitate… Continue reading Ujjawala Scheme

Human trafficking within borders especially challenging issue: U.S. report

The USA has retained India in Tier 2 list of countries in 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. The report categorises countries into three groups based on the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA). The TVPA is a US legislation that requires an annual report from the State Department on status of human trafficking in countries… Continue reading Human trafficking within borders especially challenging issue: U.S. report

Victims of mob lynching, human trafficking in Maharashtra to get compensation

Maharashtra Government has formulated a policy on cases of mob lynching.This policy came after Supreme Court had pulled up States across the country for not formulating such a policy. The new policy has pegged the amount of compensation between ₹2 lakh and ₹3 lakh which could be increased to ₹10 lakh in special cases. Further,human… Continue reading Victims of mob lynching, human trafficking in Maharashtra to get compensation