Human Trafficking
West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Govt can’t set terms for compensation: HC

The high court has ruled that the Bengal government has no authority to impose any condition while releasing compensation to victims of natural or manmade tragedies. Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharya of...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Torment survivor returns as rescuer

A woman from South 24-Parganas was rescued from a brothel in Pune’s Budhwar Peth area in February 2019.A year later, she was instrumental in helping a police team conduct a raid on the same place an...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Bihar  /  Published 30.10.18

Rohtas teen raped, sold, raped again

A 14-year-old girl from Rohtas district was abducted and kept in captivity for five days and raped repeatedly by several men in a village under Paraiya police station in Gaya district, around 105km so...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.18

Children’s corner at Canning police station

 A children’s corner with cartoon characters such as Chhota Bhim and Tweety painted on the walls and facilities for indoor games was inaugurated at women’s police station in Canning, South 24...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 16.09.19

18 trafficked girls rescued from Bihar and Guwahati

Morigaon Police have rescued 18 persons, including three babies and 10 minors, in a joint operation with the CID, on Sunday, 13 from East Champaran district of Bihar and five from Guwahati.Swapnaneel ...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.19

Trafficked girl turns teacher

Trafficked to Mumbai from the city at nine, rescued a few months later, kept in a shelter, rejected by her family, and now a dance teacher to children rescued from traffickers. The 30-year-old woman s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

A test of willpower & grit

Kidnapped and trafficked at 13 and rescued from a brothel in Mumbai six months later, a girl from Joynagar in South 24-Parganas returned to studies after a gap of four years and wrote her Madhyamik ex...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.20

CM: Trafficking survivors unsafe

Chief minister Hemant Soren on Sunday expressed concern in a tweet over the family members of six survivors of child trafficking purportedly receiving threats from traffickers in Gumla. The six minor ...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Report bares trafficking facts

A report that has compiled 50 trafficking cases of Bengal bares several aspects of the menace.A third of the alleged traffickers arrested in the state were women and over 40 per cent of the survivors ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.19

Sunday date with TED

A 23-year-old who used her university grant to start a campaign to improve menstrual hygieneA photographer who spreads awareness about missing and trafficked girls Come Sunday, 11 people who are chang...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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