Assam lags in victim relief

THE TELEGRAPH , GUWAHATI Mizoram among 18 proactive states Guwahati, May 30: Assam is lagging far behind in preparing a compensation scheme for victims of rape and human trafficking. While 18 states in the country have approved schemes for payment of compensation to victims of rape and human trafficking, Assam...

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SIX MINOR RESCUED FROM G.B.ROAD

29th May, 2012 PRESS RELEASE   CENTRAL DISTRICT SIX MINOR RESCUED FROM G.B.ROAD On 28-05-2012, total six females (who appeared to be minors) aged between 15-18 years rescued from GB Road, with the help of NGO Shakti Vahini and Rescue Foundation by the police of P.S. Kamla Market, Central District, Delhi....

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Call for law against ‘honour killings’

ANANYA SENGUPTA IN THE TELEGRAPH KOLKATTA New Delhi, May 13: A government panel has recommended the enactment of a “comprehensive, standalone law” on the so-called “honour killings”, handing equal punishment to the killers, plotters and the instigators at kangaroo courts. “The current provisions in the Indian Penal Code are inadequate...

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Now help for domestic help

HINDUSTAN TIMES EDITORIAL In April, after yet another story of maid abuse came out in the open, a news magazine ran a cover story titled, ‘The new slaves’. While many would cringe at the thought of equating domestic workers with slaves, unfortunately that is exactly how many families treat their...

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3 Jharkhand, Bengal girls rescued

DWIPAYAN GHOSH IN THE TIMES OF INDIA – MAY 5 , 2012 NEW DELHI: Delhi Police, under fire from the Child Welfare Committee for failing to trace trafficked girls, has rescued three girls from different parts of the capital. The girls from Jharkhand and West Bengal were brought to the...

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Where have all the girls gone?

Aamir Khan – Satyameva Jayate inagural episode focussed on the issue of Female Foeticide and its ramification .On one side millions of girl child have been ruthlessly eliminated through sex selection due to son preference in the region and this social evil has led to  girls getting trafficked and brought...

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India’s missing daughters

NDTV 24X7 visits the Village in Jharkhand from where the 13 year old trafficked victim was rescued by Shakti Vahini on 29 March 2012 .  In village after village in Jharkhand, we find the story of missing daughters. The girls belonged to the weakest, most vulnerable families, and they were...

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