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US continues to put India in tier-two in report on trafficking

The US continues to place India in tier-2 of its annual report on human trafficking, arguing that the country does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking.

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

The State Department downgraded China in its annual "Trafficking in Persons Report," saying Beijing is doing little to combat the phenomenon or protect its victims. 

US to list China among worst human trafficking offenders: Report

US to list China among worst human trafficking offenders: Report

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has decided to drop China to "Tier 3," the lowest grade, putting it alongside Iran, North Korea and Syria among others, said sources.
 

CID to probe rape case earlier assigned to accused cops: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday transferred the probe in a rape and human trafficking case to Maharashtra CID after it was alleged that the policemen named as perpetrators by the two victims were assigned the probe.

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.