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Women Trafficking
News  /  Published 10.03.22

Bengal trafficking survivors make uphill journey back to school

One teenager was told to get into a school meant only for “victims of trafficking”. Another, once trafficked by a classmate, is scared of making new friends. Many trafficking survivors ha...
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

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.22

Bhutan lockdown hurdle to home

Family members of two girls who are originally from Mechapara tea estate in Alipurduar district have sought help from the district administration to get their daughters back home from Bhutan. The gir...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

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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India  /  Published 29.11.21

'Bill for sex workers soon'

The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it is bringing a bill in Parliament during the ongoing winter session to curb trafficking and rehabilitation of sex workers in the country. The to...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 18.11.21

Predator of minor girls from Bengal arrested in Mumbai

A man accused of trafficking multiple minor girls from South 24-Parganas to Maharashtra was arrested from the outskirts of Mumbai on Monday, police said. Allauddin Molla, who hails from Canning, was ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.21

Initiative to prevent trafficking in tea estates

The Dooars Branch of Indian Tea Association (DBITA) has launched a project in association with the Unicef to prevent human trafficking, especially of women and children, from the Dooars tea belt. The...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 27.09.21

Maharashtra, Delhi last stop in trafficking highway for girls from Bengal

Many of them were children and most were from South and North 24-Parganas, two neighbouring districts of Kolkata. Over the years, figures from the National Crime Records Bureau have suggested that Be...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 14.08.21

Social media being used to prey on girls

With her school closed for over a year and little to do at home, 15-year-old Shahida (name changed) started spending more time on social media. Soon, the teenager was in a relationship with a 24-year...
By Uzmi Athar in New Delhi


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