Violation of traffic rules leads to bizarre in Patna

Violation of traffic rules leads to bizarre in Patna

On 1st of September 2019 Motor Vehicles Act came into action and within a week a total of 565 cases of traffic violations has been registered till 5pm on Sunday with total fine of Rs. 6,12,5000 from the offenders of Patna.  From September 1st to September 8th as per the figures available with transport department, […]

Former victims of prostitution fight for others like them

Former victims of prostitution fight for others like them

Sex trafficking is a major issue in India. Almost every year, thousands of girls across the country are sold into sex slavery. Human trafficking is the third largest organized crime after drugs and the arms trade across the globe. Close to 80% of the human trafficking across the world is done for sexual exploitation and […]

Nothing is more sinister than female foeticide- SC

Nothing is more sinister than female foeticide- SC

Fall in sex ratio has not only demographic impact, but also leads to trafficking of women and bride-buying. The Supreme Court on Friday refused to dilute stringent provisions of the PNDT Act under which a medical practitioner could be sent to jail for up to three years for even anomalies in paperwork and not keeping […]

100 arrested, cops transferred in UP Hotel Raid

100 arrested, cops transferred in UP Hotel Raid

Ghaziabad (UP): Around hundred men and women were arrested after they were allegedly found in ‘objectionable positions’ during raids on hotels on railway road in Bazariya area of the city says a PTI report dated march 20, quoting local police said. It is thought that the area was used for illegal trafficking or sex work […]

Catholic NGO rescues Trafficked Tribal Women

Catholic NGO rescues Trafficked Tribal  Women

Women from Christian dominated rural areas are tricked and ‘sold’ to work in New Delhi, according to this UCA News Report: Muskan* dreamed of a happy married life with a man of her choice. At the age of 19, when married, she saw her dreams come true, only to realize within days that she was […]

To stop a child being trafficked….

To stop a child being trafficked….

India is a humongous country, beset with hundreds of problems. It’s difficult for the government to give everything top priority, but issues around the rights  of children and young people just cannot be ignored. And three issues that are interlinked in the impoverished hinterland of states like Bihar are unsafe migration of kids and young […]

Study reveals Bihar as a child trafficking source

Study reveals Bihar as a child trafficking source

A new study conducted by an institution attached to Harvard University’s Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Centre for Health and Human Rights in the U.S has concluded that despite increased awareness on child trafficking, there is a big gap between the policies on paper and on the ground realities for rehabilitation of child labuorers across the three northern […]

Capital Cops bust Baby burglar business

Capital Cops bust Baby burglar business

NEW DELHI: Now it’s Baby trafficking — newborns been stolen from hospitals and then being set up for adoption! The Delhi police have busted an illegal adoption racket. Police told newsmen they have broken up an illegal adoption racket in which newborn babies were stolen from hospitals and sold to couples. The Police have arrested three […]