Qatar`s efforts to prevent the abuse of migrant workers have been "woefully inadequate" since the Gulf state pledged to confront exploitation following an outcry over the 2022 World Cup, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.
A local court on Friday granted permission to the police to take Ranjeet Singh Kohli alias Rakilbul Hussain in remand for three days in connection with an FIR filed by his wife Tara Shahdeo, who accused him of deceit, exploitation and torture among others allegations.
Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked the state government to formulate a scheme for nearly four lakh girls living below poverty line to enable them to live a dignified life and prevent their exploitation.
Nepal on Thursday recalled its ambassador to Qatar following a controversy over her remarks calling the emirate an "open jail" for thousands of Nepali migrants who face abuse and exploitation from employers there.
The Haryana police officer heading the probe into the sexual exploitation and physical and mental torture of inmates at the Apna Ghar shelter home here has been arrested for destruction of evidence, police said Friday.
Recounting a harrowing tale of rape, torture and exploitation, a Pakistani woman who escaped after a year in captivity says she was sold to someone new every few months since being abducted by her husband`s friend.