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Tag: Child Trafficking

NHRC Seeks Report From All States, UTs On Action Taken To End Child Labour
NHRC Seeks Report From All States, UTs On Action Taken To End Child Labour

The Commission noted that in 1992 India had ratified the UN Convention for Rights of Child; the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution declaring the year 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, which necessitates calling for reports from all states and union territories.

Child Trafficking In Rourkela
Rourkela Child Trafficking Racket: Baby Girl Sold For Rs 1 Lakh, Boy At Rs 4 Lakh

The child trafficking racket unearthed in Rourkela revealed before the Police that baby girls were sold for Rs 1 lakh each while a boy fetched Rs 4 lakh

Child Sale racket
Child Sale Racket Busted In Odisha, 7 Including 2 Women Arrested

Crime rate in Odisha seems to be on a rising trend as murder, rape and several such cases are being reported on a regular basis from the State.

Centre Drafting Bill To Prevent Trafficking Of Women, Children
Centre Drafting Bill To Prevent Trafficking Of Women, Children

The objective of the bill is to prevent and counter trafficking in persons, especially women and children, to provide for care, protection, and rehabilitation to the victims, while respecting their rights, and creating a supportive legal, economic and social environment for them.

Puri-gang-rape protest
Puri Gang Rape: Probe Reveals Girls Were Being Trafficked Through Escort Service

Puri: In a major development, police today made shocking revelations following the arrest of a couple in connection with the alleged gang rape of a minor girl at a government quarters in Puri on December 2. Reportedly, one Ranjit Parida and his wife were today arrested by the Kumbharapada police, taking the total number of […]

Odisha Man Sells Off Daughters For Rs 2 lakh

Nayagarh: A man from Ranpur Police limits in Nayagarh district allegedly sold off his two daughters, each for a sum of Rs 1 lakh to a child trafficker in Ranchi. The bizarre incident came to the fore after the two sisters reportedly ran away from their house in a bid to save themselves from the […]

Child racket busted, four held in TN

Udhagamandalam(TN): A child trafficking racket was busted today with the arrest of a four-member gang, which was about to buy a 3-month-old boy near Gudalur, some 80 kms from here, for Rs five lakh, police said. The gang members had a struck a deal with Bhuvaneshwari, who is a mother of two children, to purchase the […]

Children not safe anywhere in the country: Kailash Satyarthi

Guwahati: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi today said children are now “not safe anywhere” in the country, while batting for a rigorous law against human trafficking, including child trafficking. “One of the major demands of the ‘Bharat Yatra’ campaign is that Parliament must pass a stringent law against human trafficking, including child trafficking,” Satyarthi said, flagging […]

Satyarthi's march against child abuse flagged off from Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Monday launched an 11,000-km march from here to New Delhi against child trafficking and sexual abuse and urged the youth to participate to ensure the safety and security of children The Bharat Yatra, launched from the Vivekananda Rock Memorial here, is slated to conclude on October 16 in New Delhi. […]

Nine minor girls rescued at Rayagada station

Rayagada: In yet another case of child trafficking, nine minor girls were rescued by volunteers of Child Helpline with the help of Railway Protection Force (RPF) at the Rayagada railway station here on Wednesday. According to sources, most of the girls belong to Kolnara and Ramnaguda blocks of the district and were allegedly being taken […]