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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

India  /  Published 12.09.22

Jehanabad: 12 women rescued

Twelve women were on Monday rescued from a suspected flesh trade racket in Jehanabad district, a police officer said. Eleven persons have been detained during the course of a raid at two guest houses...
By PTI in Jehanabad

News  /  Published 11.09.22

Post-rescue, no mental health support for trafficking survivors

The absence of an institutionalised mental health support system at the ground level is hurting trafficking survivors. A majority of the block primary health centres — usually the first go-to p...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.09.22

Trafficking survivors’ turmeric venture in Sandeshkhali complete a year

A small venture selling turmeric powder, started by seven trafficking survivors in North 24-Parganas, has just completed a year. The women are part of a self-help group called Suhasini. They buy raw ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.09.22

‘Trafficked’ girl rescued from Bangladesh

A 32-year-old man, Santu Ghosh, was found hanging from the ceiling in his room on Raja Rammohan Roy Road in Behala on Sunday afternoon. Ghosh was taken to hospital where he was declared dead. ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kolkata

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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 27.08.22

Karate lessons for trafficking survivors at Canning

A woman threw punches at an invisible adversary; another one practised kicks with vigour. The first woman is fighting a legal battle against people who had trafficked her to a brothel. The seco...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.08.22

Trafficked woman from West Bengal united with child in Delhi

The education department appointed an ad-hoc committee to helm the state primary education board two months after the high court’s directive to remove Manik Bhattacharya from the post of board p...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.08.22

‘Kingpin’ trafficker gets 8 years in jail

A trafficker described as “notorious” by a police officer who played a key role in the investigation was sentenced to eight years in jail by a Baruipur court on Friday. Meena Singh had al...
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


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