Tag - human trafficking

Girls of flood Effected areas from Assam are easily prey to traffickers

Girls of flood Effected areas from Assam are easily prey to traffickersEighteen year old Noorin Hussain, though a poor girl hailing from Dhemaji had dreams of a marriage life rich in love and happiness. Little did she know, her whole concept of marriage would be shattered by a 50 year old man from Haryana who planned to marry her to his two sons, luring her to Haryana with the promise of work as she desperately needed money after the [...]



POVERTY AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO HUMAN TRAFFICKINGFor the first time the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has tabulated cases relating to human trafficking and the findings reveal the extent of the problem in Assam and Bengal. According to NCRB records, there were 6,877 human trafficking cases in 2015, and in 51 per cent of these cases the victims were minors. States like Assam, Bengal, Haryana and Bihar have earned the dubious distinction of reporting 85 per cent of the [...]


India’s Human Trafficking Industry.

India’s human trafficking industryA seven-member family, including five children, is rescued from alleged bonded labour at a brick kiln in Hoskote, about 28 km from Bangalore. The state police was tipped off by its Odisha counterparts, reportedly by email. Acting on tip-off, officials from four government departments and members of an NGO raided the brick factory. In April last year, 31 children travelling in a KSRTC bus (KA-06 F 846) and Tata Sumo (TN-37 BU 6835) from Pavagada, Tumkur, to [...]