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Italian and German police smash Pakistani people-trafficking gang

Italian and German police said they had broken up a Pakistani-run gang that smuggled people into Europe across the Balkans.

Nearly three-quarters of all human trafficking victims women, girls: UN report

A UN report has found that nearly three-quarters of all human trafficking victims are women and girls and that trafficked men and boys are typically used as forced labourers, soldiers and slaves.

Mallika Sherawat expresses her concerns about child prostitution

Mallika Sherawat expresses her concerns about child prostitution

Mallika Sherawat was recently invited to Amsterdam by the Dutch organisation -- Free A Girl -- to visit their headquarters and talk about the issue of sexual exploitation of children and human trafficking. 

Indian-American couple charged with human trafficking

An Indian-American couple have been indicted on human trafficking charges related to forced labour of foreign nationals primarily from India, authorities have said.

Closing borders boosts human trafficking, says Pope

The only solution to the phenomenon of migration is solidarity, Francis said.

Delhi sex racket busted: Girls confined in almirahs; forced to sleep with clients in cubicles

Delhi sex racket busted: Girls confined in almirahs; forced to sleep with clients in cubicles

The Delhi Police arrested eight people on suspicion of human trafficking.

Shocking! Sold at least seven times, raped by 30 men, Delhi girl returns home after 10 years

Shocking! Sold at least seven times, raped by 30 men, Delhi girl returns home after 10 years

A 12-year-old girl, who was abducted from Delhi in 2006, returned home after being sold eight times and raped by several men in the past 10 years. 

New Section in CrPC for compensation to sexual crime victims

New Section in CrPC for compensation to sexual crime victims

Section 357A has been inserted in the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 vide the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2008, which provides for compensation to victims of crime.

Human Rights Watch says domestic workers `trapped` in Oman

Human Rights Watch warned on Wednesday that many foreign domestic workers in Oman are trapped in abusive employment, urging the sultanate to reform its "restrictive" immigration system.

Eight Mizoram girls rescued while being trafficked to Gujarat

Eight Mizoram girls rescued while being trafficked to Gujarat

Eight tribal girls from Mizoram were rescued from a car while being trafficked to Gujarat.

U.S. downgrades Myanmar, raises Thailand in human trafficking report

The United States places Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Sudan and Haiti on its list of worst human trafficking offenders.

US downgrades Myanmar, raises Thailand in human trafficking report

The United States placed Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Sudan and Haiti on its list of worst human trafficking offenders on Thursday, drawing guarded praise from some human rights groups following criticism that last year’s State Department report was politicized.

Caught! Top model arrested in high-profile drug racket case — Know details

Caught! Top model arrested in high-profile drug racket case — Know details

Narcotics Control Bureau of Karnataka on Thursday arrested a top female model on charges of drug peddling in the city. 

Britain plans to send warship to fight smuggling of people, arms off Libya: Cameron

Britain plans to send warship to fight smuggling of people, arms off Libya: Cameron

A U.N. Security Council resolution would be needed to go after arms traffickers on the high seas, ministers said at the time.

8 minor boys rescued from human trafficking in Odisha

Eight minor boys were rescued while allegedly being trafficked to Tamil Nadu and Kerala, from the railway station here by members of an NGO working for children.

Goa MLA Babush Monseratte, booked for raping minor girl, surrenders

Goa MLA Babush Monseratte, booked for raping minor girl, surrenders

The Goa Police has arrested Atanasio Monserrate also known as Babush, who was expelled by the Congress and is now an independent legislator.

Minor alleges when she woke up, Goa MLA Atanasio Monserratte was sitting next to her naked

Minor alleges when she woke up, Goa MLA Atanasio Monserratte was sitting next to her naked

The 16-year-old girl from Nepal told the police that her step mother and another woman sold her to expelled Congress legislator Atanasio Monserratte.

Cabinet nod for India-UAE MoU to prevent human trafficking

In order to effectively curb the menace of human trafficking to Middle East, India and the UAE will soon sign an MoU for cooperation in preventing and combating the crime.

Teenaged girl allegedly sold by unidentified woman

 A 15-year-old girl was rescued from a house in a village here after she was allegedly sold by an unidentified woman, police said today.

Goa: Two persons held for human trafficking; three girls rescued

A man and a woman were today arrested for alleged human trafficking for prostitution, and three girls were rescued from their trap, police said today.