India  /  Published 12.07.19

Survivor helps to track victims of sex slavery in the name of god

When Anjali wanders the backstreets of a city in southern India where she was once forced into prostitution in the name of religion, she does not go seeking answers, closure or revenge. The 39-year-ol...
By Reuters in Chennai

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.19

Rs 6-lakh relief for trafficking survivor

A woman, who was trafficked to Pune at the age of 12 and abused till she reached adulthood, will get Rs 6 lakh from the Bengal government as compensation.On September 11, the state legal services auth...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Girl gang shares stories of traffic vigil

Look out for any girl in your neighbourhood or class who has not been seen for two or three daysWatch out if girls speak to strangersRaise the alarm in case of any of the aboveA group of teenage schoo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Baruipur

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.19

Crusade against a curse, frame by frame

Mamoni Chitrakar, a 30-year-old artist from Naya village in the Pingla block of West Midnapore, on Friday presented through a song and her patachitra (scroll painting) the predicament o...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 19.03.20

Reading list: Made of women by women

Jennifer: One Woman, Two Continents and a Truth Called Child Trafficking; Rupa Publication; Rs 295One is increasingly reminded of Shobha Rao’s Girls Burn Brighter while reading Nandita Puri’s 2020...
By Shrestha Saha


India  /  Published 05.01.19

Anti-trafficking bill nudge to PM

Victims of human trafficking have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing their support to the anti-trafficking bill and hoping for its early passage in the Rajya Sabha.The Lok Sabha had p...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.19

Survivor plans to move HC

A woman from Barasat, North 24-Parganas, who was trafficked to Pune at 13 by an acquaintance she called “kakima” (aunt) has received Rs 6 lakh as compensation from the Bengal government.The woman,...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.12.18

Anti-trafficking law must go beyond rehabilitation

Indian politicians are particularly adept at making ordinary citizens wait indefinitely for legislation protecting their rights. Perhaps that is why the prime minister, Narendra Modi, received around ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

Illegal immigration and human trafficking

Sir — The report, “Police find 39 bodies in truck near London” (Oct 24), sent a chill down my spine. The corpses found included that of a teenager. All 39 were illegal immigrants who had begun t...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.19

Voice against trafficking

How to raise awareness on campus against human trafficking? How to volunteer and partner with organisations to become a voice against trafficking? These and more such questions will be answered at an ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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