Jharkhand  /  Published 24.01.21

Satyarthi lauds Soren for child rescue

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi wants to see Jharkhand become “India’s first child-friendly state”.  After speaking to chief minister Hemant Soren on Saturday afternoon over p...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Trafficking story in comic strip

The Web of Deceit is the story of a school girl who is lured by an “aunt” with the promise of new clothes and forced into prostitution. The narrative is based on real-life incidents like t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.01.21

Trafficked Bangla girl to return home

A Bangladeshi girl allegedly trafficked to Calcutta with the bait of a job and rescued from Sonagachhi four years ago is set to return home this month. The girl was 15 when she came to Calcutta in Ap...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.01.21

Cong targets BJP on crime against women

Senior Congress women leaders from Assam on Monday said the growing crime against women only reflected the “failure” of the BJP-led Centre’s Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in the s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.21

Cops rescue women, find them jobs

A group of police officers here went beyond the call of duty and arranged jobs for two women who hail from a closed tea estate of the district and were headed to Dubai with an “agent”, sus...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


Opinion  /  Published 13.01.21

Love jihad: chasing a phantom in Assam

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Assam is planning to bring a law that will make it mandatory for the bride and the groom to disclose information about their religion and income in officia...
By Subir Bhaumik in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.21

Trafficked girls flee from captors

Two teenage girls, brought to Rajrappa from Patna in a Scorpio by suspected flesh traders, managed to escape from their clutches, the police said on Sunday. According to the police, both the girls ar...
By Manoj Sinha in Ramgarh

Calcutta  /  Published 14.12.20

Trafficking: boys as vulnerable as girls

Adolescent boys are as vulnerable to trafficking as girls, said activists and others trying to prevent human trafficking. Boys are trafficked to work as bonded labourers in jewellery units, zari work...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Trafficking survivor helps others

A woman in her late twenties has counselled scores of teenage trafficking survivors rescued from brothels and hotels. Before the pandemic, she had been taking them to schools and stitching classes fro...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.11.20

Trafficking: fight by headmaster

A school headmaster has been visiting homes in 30 villages in South 24-Parganas during the pandemic to raise awareness about child trafficking. Chandan Maity, the headmaster of Krishnachandrapur High...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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