South Africa brings in tough entry rules for children to curb trafficking

South Africa will impose tough new entry rules for minors from Monday aimed at preventing child trafficking, which airlines and travel agents say could hurt the important tourism industry.

Centre's proposed amendments in Child Labour, JJ law imperfect: Activist

The National Democratic Alliance, which is in power at the Centre, has recently proposed crucial amendments in two major laws - Child Labour Act and Juvenile Justice Act – concerning the large population of children in India.

Child trafficking: SC expresses displeasure over Centre's pace

Supreme Court on Thursday expressed annoyance over the Centre moving at a slow pace in coordinating with state governments on curbing the menace of child trafficking and prostitution.

Child Rights to be maintained at all cost: Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday underlined the need to protect the Child Rights and said "it was essential to monitor child abuse and trafficking under Right to Protection."

'Sold' screens in Nepal
'Sold' screens in Nepal

Multi-award winning Hollywood film 'Sold', based on the story of child trafficking in Nepal, was screened in Kathmandu in the presence of ministers, senior diplomats, government officials, artists and social activists.

SC expresses concern over arrest of trafficked girls on charge of prostitution

Expressing concern over the trafficking of girls for prostitution, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the practice of arresting them on the charge of indulging in flesh trade should stop as instead of being accused many of them are the victims of the social malady.

Nagaland: Pastor sent to judicial remand for alleged child trafficking

A local court sent a pastor to 15 days in judicial remand in connection with an alleged child trafficking case in Jaipur.

Gogoi calls for proper mapping of human trafficking areas

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday called for proper mapping of areas from where incidents of trafficking of children and women are reported.

A-certificate obstructs 'Mardaani', Rani wants to re-certify it
A-certificate obstructs 'Mardaani', Rani wants to re-certify it

  Actress Rani Mukerji, who is enjoying the success of "Mardaani", Tuesday said that on behest of viewers and NGOs she will send the film to the censor board for re-certification.

No specific issue of child exploitation reported: Kerala Govt

Kerala Government informed the High Court that so far no specific issue of child exploitation had been reported by any authority in the case relating to the trafficking of 588 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal.

Child trafficking: Orphanage seeks impleadment in PIL

Complaining that police questioning was causing mental agony to their inmates, a Muslim orphanage facing charges of child trafficking on Monday moved Kerala High Court to implead them in a PIL, seeking a CBI probe into a case relating to bringing of over 580 children from eastern states.

Child trafficking: LDF walkout in Kerela assembly

CPI(M)-led LDF opposition on Monday staged a walkout in the Kerala Assembly after its notice for an adjournment to discuss alleged procedural irregularities involved in bringing a large number of children to orphanages in the state from eastern states like Jharkhand, was rejected.

Child trafficking: Over 100 kids from Jharkhand to be sent home

As many as 123 children from Jharkhand, allegedly trafficked to Kerala for being taken to orphanages, will be sent back home on June 9.

Child trafficking: IUML resents move against orphanages

IUML, a key partner in Kerala`s ruling Congress-led UDF, on Monday came out strongly against the Home Department and Child Rights Commission for running down orphanages managed by Muslim religious outfits in the context of alleged trafficking of children from eastern states.

Jharkhand officials confirm child trafficking to Kerala

A team of officials from Jharkhand today confirmed that over 500 children brought to Kerala last week from eastern states were victims of child trafficking.

China detains more than 1,000 in baby trafficking crackdown

Chinese police have detained 1,094 people and rescued 382 infants in a nationwide crackdown on four online baby trafficking rings, state media said on Friday, as criminals prey on citizens yearning to escape strict population curbs.

Chinese doctor sentenced to death for child trafficking

A Chinese female doctor was today given a suspended death sentenced for selling seven babies to human traffickers, a case that drew massive public outcry against the growing menace of child trafficking.

Chinese court sentences doctor to death for child trafficking

A Chinese obstetrician in the country`s northwestern Shaanxi Province was today sentenced to death with a two years` reprieve for trafficking seven babies.

Kukunoor`s `Lakshmi` was wrapped within Rs.5 crore

Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for making sensible films on a moderate budget, continues the trend with `Lakshmi`, about human trafficking and child prostitution.

`Lakshmi` story needed to be told: Shefali Shah

Actress Shefali Shah, who will be seen playing a prostitute in director Nagesh Kukunoor`s `Lakshmi`, says the film`s story is such that it has to be told.