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Child Trafficking
News  /  Published 23.09.22

Five Bengal minors rescued from traffickers in Patna

Five girls from West Bengal, who should have been in school at their age, were rescued on Wednesday from the clutches of an alleged trafficker in Patna where they were forced to dance at soirees and s...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.08.22

Six minor girls from West Bengal rescued in Delhi

Six girls, allegedly trafficked from West Bengal, have been rescued from different parts of Delhi. The minors were made to work as domestic help. Four alleged traffickers, including a man who ra...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.08.22

‘Trafficked’ teenager from South 24-Parganas rescued in Kerala

A missed call led to the alleged trafficking of a girl from South 24-Parganas in May this year. The 16-year-old was rescued from a house in Mallapuram in Kerala on August 6. The alleged traffick...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 11.08.22

Dip in kids for adoption

A parliamentary standing committee has expressed serious concern over the decline in the number of children coming to adoption agencies over the years, saying it points to trafficking or a thriving il...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 01.08.22

Girl trafficked from Nepal rescued from Sonagachhi

A Class XI student is being feared drowned in the Hooghly after he went missing while taking a bath on Saturday evening in Naihati in North 24-Parganas district. A search is on for Anurag Mehta, 17, a...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 30.07.22

Four get ‘rare’ 20 years in jail for trafficking, two others get 10-year terms each

Four persons have been sent to 20 years in jail for trafficking a girl, a quantum of punishment that lawyers and police officers handling such cases said was “rare”. Two others were given...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.07.22

Transgender teen helms commission for child rights protection for a day

Some of her demands came from Shivam’s own experiences. With a friend’s help, Shivam went to Bihar as a dancer where she was “sexually exploited,” and finally after two-and-a-h...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.07.22

New Town conclave to combat cyber trafficking

The Internet has emerged as a key source market for traffickers, police, activists and cyber experts said at a conclave on Thursday. The challenges posed by the pandemic have amplified the problem, th...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.07.22

Odia trafficking survivor rescued at 13 in Kolkata, compensated at 19

A girl, rescued from a Sonagachhi brothel in central Kolkata at 13 years, applied for victim compensation when she was 15. A court ordered a compensation of Rs 9 lakh when she was 17. The girl, now 1...
By Debraj Mitra

News  /  Published 27.07.22

Trafficking survivors speak of post-rescue challenges at Kolkata session

The panel comprised Sudeshna Roy, special consultant, West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights; Madhumita Halder, consultant, prevention of trafficking, department of women and child deve...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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