Human Trafficking
News  /  Published 23.05.22

Stories of survival shine bright at an anti-trafficking conclave held at American Center

A human trafficking survivor, Trisha Roy, shared with My Kolkata her own experience with the Swayam Siddha initiative for the last three years. “I was kidnapped by a racket in 2019 and trafficke...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 23.02.22

HC judge helps save trafficked girl

A woman was rescued from a brothel in Pune in 2009 at the age of 15. The case dragged on for close to a decade but resulted in the acquittal of the accused in 2018. Her inability to visit the Pune cou...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.22

Trafficked girl brought back from Bangladesh

An Indian girl, trafficked to Bangladesh and recovered by the police of that country, was repatriated on Tuesday after intervention by Calcutta High Court which asked the Centre for help to bring the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.22

100 trafficked rescued in Simdega

Active human intelligence network has helped Simdega police in Jharkhand to set a landmark in terms of rescuing 100 minor girls, women and boys from human traffickers in a span of only 16 months. &ld...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Bengal trafficking survivors write to Mamata Banerjee on compensation plea, again

A group of trafficking survivors has written to chief minister Mamata Banerjee seeking her intervention in disbursal of compensation cleared by the state but pending because of lack of funds. The Jan...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


World  /  Published 23.01.22

Probe into deaths

Investigations are going on into the death of a family of four Indian nationals, including an infant, along the US-Canada border and into a larger human smuggling operation, as seven other Indians, be...
By PTI in New York

World  /  Published 22.01.22

4 Indians freeze to death near US border

In a heartbreaking tragedy, a family of four, including a baby, all believed to be Indians, died from exposure to cold weather on the Canadian side of the border with the US in an apparent human smugg...
By PTI in Toronto/New York

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.22

Community, caring and trafficking

Human trafficking is the act of removing, transferring or transporting an individual from one place to another by means of force, fraud, coercion, deception, abduction or payment for the purpose of ex...
By Anwesha Chatterjee

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.22

Trafficked Bangla women & kids sent back

In a joint initiative undertaken by the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Calcutta and Bengal government’s women and children development and social welfare department, 21 Bangladeshi women a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

News  /  Published 12.12.21

German Consulate funds documentary on human trafficking

Makers of a documentary film on human trafficking hope to take it to schools and villages across Bengal to raise awareness about a scourge that makes hundreds of girls — and in some cases, boys ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee


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