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Ashton Kutcher stresses use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

Ashton Kutcher stresses use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

 Actor Ashton Kutcher, who during his 2012 visit to India had met sex trafficking victims and has been batting for their cause for long, says there's need to understand the importance of using technology as a tool to eradicate slavery.

Feb 16, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

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.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:44 AM IST
France's new law on prostitution bans buying sex, not selling it

France's new law on prostitution bans buying sex, not selling it

Prostitution in itself is legal in France — though brothels, pimping and the sale of sex by minors are illegal.

Apr 07, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

Over 10,000 migrant children missing: Europol

Over one million migrants and refugees, many fleeing the conflict in Syria, crossed into Europe last year. 

Jan 31, 2016, 20:09 PM IST
British woman, sold as sex slave in Greece, was `raped by 110 men in 22 hours`

British woman, sold as sex slave in Greece, was `raped by 110 men in 22 hours`

Her holiday to Greece turned into a dreaded nightmare.

Jan 22, 2016, 12:56 PM IST
‘Kiss of Love’ organisers arrested in Kerala for alleged sex trafficking

‘Kiss of Love’ organisers arrested in Kerala for alleged sex trafficking

Two organisers of the ‘Kiss of love protest’ Resmi R Nair and her husband Rahul Pashupalan, were arrested by Kerala Police.

Nov 18, 2015, 11:09 AM IST

SC asks IT Ministry to respond on blocking circulation of rape videos

 The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Information Technology Ministry to respond on how to block videos of rape cases, which are circulating on social network websites, under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

Aug 28, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

Thailand condemns US trafficking ranking

 Thailand hit out at its longtime ally the United States today after a scathing report by Washington accused the kingdom of failing to take sufficient action against human trafficking.

Jul 28, 2015, 05:16 AM IST

Indian-American pleads guilty in sex trafficking case in US

A 74-year-old Indian-American motel owner has pleaded guilty to benefiting financially from sex traffickers who beat women for prostitution in the rooms he rented them at inflated rates.

Jul 02, 2015, 07:09 AM IST

Ugandan woman held for forcing fellow nationals into sex trade

A Ugandan woman was arrested on Friday for pushing women from her country into flesh trade, reports said.

Feb 07, 2014, 18:53 PM IST

Typhoon sparks Philippine child trafficking fears: Charity

A UK-based children`s charity has asked Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking in a region devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, aid official said.

Jan 11, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

Campaign against UN Women to decriminalise pimping, buying sex

Organisations launched campaign against a move by UN Women, United Nations organisation dedicated to gender equality and empowerment of women, to decriminalise pimping, buying sex and brothel-keeping.

Jan 03, 2014, 21:30 PM IST

Rape victim spots trafficker in court in quirk of fate

A man landed in police net in case of trafficking and forcing girl into prostitution when victim spotted him in the court where she had come to testify against the brothel owners to whom she was sold.

Oct 24, 2013, 17:36 PM IST

FBI raid rescues 105 kids from sex traffickers

Overall, the three-day undercover roundup Operation Cross Country took place in 76 cities and involved 230 law enforcement units, the FBI said.

Jul 30, 2013, 10:02 AM IST

US asks India to make strong anti-trafficking law

US report accusing India of being a country for forced labour and sex trafficking,has asked New Delhi to develop a comprehensive anti-trafficking law.

Jun 20, 2012, 10:36 AM IST

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