A Major Step to Combat Human Trafficking :Jharkhand Assembly Passes Private Placement Agencies and Domestic Workers (Regulation) Act-2016

By Ankita Surabhi, Law Officer ,Shakti Vahini The state of Jharkhand, recently enacted its Private Placement Agencies and Domestic Workers (Regulation) Act-2016. The Announcement for the Placement Agency Law came after intensive media coverage on the plight of trafficked victims of Jharkhand. The announcement of the same was made during...

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BID TO EMPOWER JHARKHAND GIRLS TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING

SHAKTI VAHINI NEWS A kick to empower, a goal to score and playful way to freedom was the motto in organizing the village level sensitization programme on Anti Human Trafficking in Gumla district of Jharkhand. The programme was organized by Shakti Vahini NGO in collaboration with the district administration, Police...

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Raise Your Voice to End Slavery

Razia (name has been changed) is 18 years old and can only walk with walker in her small cosy hospital room in Govt Hospital in East Delhi. Weak and skinny body, hollow-cheeked face with big pale eyes, a brief smile and unbearable pain, that’s what describes Razia today. When she...

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING RACKET BUSTED WITH THE ARREST OF TWO

PRESS RELEASE A HUMAN TRAFFICKINGRACKET BUSTED WITH THE ARREST OF TWO THREE MINOR GIRLS RESCUED.  Crime Branchhas busted a human trafficking racket with the arrest of two persons namely Prabhakar Singh @Prakash @ Tinkoo (24 yrs) s/o Late Bholi Singh r/o Vill. Rotu Road, Distt.Ranchi, Jharkhand and Mohd. Israfil (28...

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National Legal Services Authority Submits Recommendations to Supreme Court for Combatting Human Trafficking in India

The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) submitted a report to the Honourable Supreme Court of India pertaining to effectively tackling the issue of trafficking in women and children, rescue, rehabilitation, monitoring and functioning of shelter homes, initiated in the Writ Petition (C) No. 56/2004 in Supreme Court titled Prajwala vs...

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Victim Compensation Scheme -A Boon to Victims of Human Trafficking

NATIONAL LEGAL RESEARCH DESK Question: Mr. Kant can you please tell us something about the victim compensation scheme and do you think it is really helpful for the victims? Mr. Ravi Kant: Yes, victim compensation scheme got into the picture when the Cr.P.C was amended in 2009 and the relevant...

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SHAKTI VAHINI PARTNERS IN TRAFFICKING RESOURCE CENTRE AT NEW DELHI

PUBLISHED IN THE PIONEER Children and Young Girls of the State trafficked to various parts of the nation can finally be traced at the earliest from the nation Capital. The Social Welfare Department has initiated a meeting with officers of West Bengal (WB), Uttar Pradesh Government and Delhi Administration as...

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Texas University Students’ Exposure Visit to Shakti Vahini

SHAKTI VAHINI NEWS A team of ten students  visited Shakti Vahini as a part of the Study Abroad Programme of the university. The Students collaborated with Shakti Vahini NGO which helped them to understand the problem of Human Trafficking in India and the initiatives that the Government of India had...

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Situational report on Human trafficking in Jharkhand

SHAKTI VAHINI Jharkhand has today emerged as a major source area for intra-country trafficking in India. Most of the trafficking from Jharkhand is of tribals for domestic labour to metropolitan cities where there is a demand for such work. In cities like Delhi, a number of illegal placement agencies have...

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Pledge To Report The Cases of Human Trafficking In Your Area

TEAM SHAKTI VAHINI “Last year, till June, 3638 cases of missing children were reported in Delhi against 7235 cases in the year 2013. The statistics just do not end here; there are many cases which go unreported every year”. -The Times of India, 20th March, 2014 This is not merely...

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Vigilance Groups being formed across North Bengal to prevent Human Trafficking

Shakti Vahini through its Anti Trafficking and Justice Project has formed vigilance Groups across North Bengal to prevent Human Trafficking by Involving the Community. The Initiative is strengthening the Village Level Child Protection Committees (VLCPC) and ensuring citizens involvement in Preventing Human Trafficking. Vigilance Groups which are being formed across...

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TCU partners with foreign organization to help end human trafficking

TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY November 12, 2014 By Tori Whitley  A discussion on local and global human trafficking will be held on campus Thursday, in hopes of encouraging TCU students to help with the cause. The Frogs for Freedom have teamed up with an anti-human trafficking organization Traffic911 from north Texas...

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Supreme Court has already Clarified that it will not Encourage Prostitution

Law Resoursce India New Delhi 04/11/2014 In view of the order dated 26 July 2012 in Criminal Appeal 135/2010 – Budhadev Karmaskar vs State of West Bengal & Ors the present debate and controversy stirred up by the NCW Chairperson Lalita Kumarmanglam on Legalization of sex trade is a contempt...

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A call to youth to raise voice against Human Trafficking

SHAKTI VAHINI PRESS RELEASE / 30 October 2014 A Call, to raise young voices against the cruelest form of human right Violation, i.e. human trafficking, has reached Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, University of Delhi. Shakti Vahini organised a talk/sensitization programme in collaboration with Women Development Cell, with the young...

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Women reach out for help as they realise they are going to be enslaved

SHAKTI VAHINI PRESS RELEASE/ October 30 2014 Three women in their thirties were brought to Delhi on the pretext of good jobs were able to save themselves from the clutches of the illegally run placement agent in Punjabi Bagh area of Delhi with the assistance of AHTU, Delhi Police and...

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