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Human Trafficking
Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Woman trafficked with job offer rescued

A 20-year-old woman from North 24-Parganas who was struggling to make ends meet because of the Covid-19 crisis was allegedly trafficked to Bihar in June. The woman left home after being allegedly abu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.20

Fee anxiety for trafficking survivor

Parul (name changed), 18, a resident of Kakdwip in the Sundarbans, wants to work in the IT industry as an accountant. She is enrolled in a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme at a priv...
By Chandrima Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.08.20

State digest: Woman who was sold for marriage rescued by Garhwa police

Dhanbad MLA Raj Sinha on Wednesday met deputy commissioner Uma Shankar Singh and discussed with him the issue of non-functional surveillance cameras installed a couple of years ago.  Sinha ...
By Our Bureau in

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.20

Futile trip mirrors quest for justice

A 17-year-old girl, a reported trafficking survivor, came from Basanti in South 24-Parganas to the Alipore police court on Thursday to record her statement in front of a magistrate. After a journey o...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.07.20

Trafficker held with 8 boys

Ranchi police on Tuesday arrested a man who was accompanying eight young boys in what appeared to be a case of child trafficking. The suspected trafficker as well as the children were from adjoining ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Traffickers eye recharge stores for numbers

Mobile recharge stores in Canning have been seeing a surge in visitors during the lockdown but not everyone is coming to recharge their phones.Many men are trying to get access to the log book where t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.18

Trafficked girl gets compensation after fight

A 22-year-old trafficking survivor diagnosed with HIV after her rescue from a brothel in Mumbai has received Rs 4 lakh in compensation from the Bengal government after more than a year of fighting for...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.19

Grant only for three trafficking survivors

Only three trafficking survivors from Bengal have received compensation from the state since the West Bengal Victim Compensation Scheme came into force in 2012.Bengal had topped the country’s traffi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.07.19

Involving the community to tackle human trafficking

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By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.20

Beware of traffickers: Child rights panel

A pandemic and widespread displacement from homes could be the perfect opportunity for human traffickers, the state child rights panel has warned the district authorities and asked them to take necess...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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