Child trafficking on the rise: UN

One in three victims of human trafficking worldwide is a child, many of them subject to sexual exploitation or forced labour, a UN report said Monday.

16 Bangladeshi, Myanmar human traffickers sued

Two days after a boat carrying nearly 600 migrants was seized in the Bay of Bengal near Bangladesh`s southeastern border with Myanmar, two separate cases have been lodged against the human traffickers, police said on Wednesday.

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Programme to keep track of migrant labourers in Odisha

In a bid to check human trafficking, Koraput district administration in Odisha has launched a programme to keep track of migrants, travelling to other states for work.

Human trafficking: Delhi HC refuses to quash trial against former IFS officer

The Delhi High Court has refused to drop criminal proceedings in a trial court against a former IFS officer in a case of alleged corruption and trafficking of 8 people to Germany in 2005, saying it would be inappropriate to quash the trial in the midway for want of valid sanction.

Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

Shah Rukh Khan roped in as Interpol 'Turn Back Crime' ambassador
Shah Rukh Khan roped in as Interpol 'Turn Back Crime' ambassador

Internationally-renowned Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in as an ambassador for Interpol's ‘Turn Back Crime’ campaign to promote awareness on how everyone can play a role in preventing crime.

30 girls rescued from traffickers in Odisha

s many as 30 girls, including minors, have been rescued from the clutches of traffickers in Odisha`s Ganjam and Kandhamal districts, police said on Sunday.

Congress slams Chhattisgarh`s BJP govt over human trafficking

Opposition Congress said the BJP Government in Chhattisgarh has failed to curb human trafficking in the state, where over 17,000 girls and women have gone missing.

Rani Mukerji`s `Mardaani` not to release in Pakistan

Audience in Pakistan will not be able to see Dusky beauty Rani Mukerji in a tough cop`s avatar in `Mardaani`. The Yash Raj Films flick, which released in India today will not hit the silver screens in the neighbouring country due to a few demands made by the censor board.

Big B depicts story of trafficked girl`s brave fight on KBC

A brave girl, trafficked at the age of nine in the name of marriage, has won kudos from megastar Amitabh Bachchan on his show `Kaun Banega Crorepati`.

Thai surrogate case could be linked to human trafficking

Thai authorities have said a probe into the case of a 24-year-old Japanese man, who allegedly fathered nine surrogate children, could turn out to be a human trafficking investigation.

Human trafficking rising due to female foeticide: Court

A court here has urged exercising of zero tolerance in female foeticide cases, observing that the illegal sex determination tests are giving rise to human trafficking.

Cuba rejects US human trafficking blacklist

Cuba dismissed a US report which put the island nation on a blacklist of "human trafficking countries."

Thailand disappointed with US trafficking downgrade

Disappointed with US` decision to downgrade it for failing to combat human trafficking, Thailand today said it was not right for one country to use its yardstick to judge the performance of another nation.

US downgrades Pakistan in human trafficking, China upgraded

Alleging that the Pakistan government does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the US has downgraded Pakistan to "Tier Two Watch List" in its latest annual Trafficking in Person report for the year 2014.

Indian wins `Trafficking in Person Hero` award in US

An Indian activist was today presented with the `Trafficking in Person Hero` award by the US for his work in the fight against human trafficking.

Rani Mukerji`s `Mardaani` is based on human trafficking

Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji`s upcoming film `Mardaani` is based on human trafficking.

Nuns fight human trafficking at World Cup

An international association of Catholic nuns on Tuesday launched a public awareness campaign to combat human trafficking and prostitution during the World Cup in Brazil.

UN says forced labour USD 150 billion-a-year business

Trafficking, forced labour and modern slavery are big business generating profits estimated at USD 150 billion a year, the UN labour agency said today.