BDO’s & Stakeholders Discuss Initiatives to Combat Missing Children

On 20, Dec 13, Shakti Vahini organised a stakeholders’ awareness meeting in Siliguri, West Bengal on anti human trafficking. 30 representatives from various government departments and NGOs, who are directly or indirectly related to combat the menace, participated in the meeting. Members of Child Welfare Committee, Child Protection Committee of...

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Waiting for Christmas

PUBLISHED IN THE SUNDAY INDIAN EXPRESS VIEW E PRINT As one domestic help’s story roils two countries, DEEPU SEBASTIAN EDMOND meets the rescued Vasant Kunj girl who is now hoping to study again, her mother who can’t afford to bring a second daughter home, and the others like them streaming...

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Engineer held for human trafficking

PUBLISHED IN THE TIMES OF INDIA – NEW DELHI RAJ SHEKHAR AND SOUMREET BHATTACHARYA – TNN 10 DECEMBER 2013 A major interstate trafficking racket has been busted and four traffickers—three women and an engineer—arrested. Two of the four persons trafficked, whose inputs are available with police, have been rescued.”Radha (30)...

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Schools warned on age forgery

THE TELEGRAPH GUWAHATI Guwahati, Nov. 27: The Assam education department has warned of stern action against the authorities of government-run schools if they were found issuing age certificates without proper records. The directorate of elementary education has issued an official communiqué to all the district elementary education officers and the...

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Advocating woman power

PUBLISHED IN THE BRUNCH -HINDUTAN TIMES SHAKTI VAHINI Set up in 2001 Founder: Ravi Kant What They Do: Rescue women and children from situations where they fight abuse and trafficking. Shakti Vahini recently helped a domestic help in South Delhi’s Vasant Kunj break free from her abusive employer and rescued...

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4 held for flesh trade, 7 cops suspended

Siddhartha Gupta in The Indian Express Delhi Police arrested four persons on charges of trafficking a 14-year-old girl from West Bengal to Delhi and forcing her into prostitution. Police have suspended seven personnel — a sub-inspector, a head constable and five constables — posted at Kamla Market police station for...

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Pattern of maid abuse

PUBLISHED IN THE TELEGRAPH- ANANYA SENGUPTA New Delhi, Nov. 5: The death of a household help at a Bahujan Samaj Party MP’s home appears to be a fresh pointer to a growing pattern of 24×7 domestic hands falling prey to abuse by well-to-do employers. Rakhi, a 35-year-old maid from Bengal’s...

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