User: shawetaanand Topic: Child Trafficking
Category: Child Trafficking
Last updated: Jan 21 2018 22:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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SSB rescues five children, arrests one trafficker 21.1.2018 General News
A team of 56th battalion of Sashashtra Seema Bal (SSB) today arrested a person, allegedly involved in child trafficking, and rescued five children from Jogbani railway station in Bihar's Araria district. Acting on a tip-off, the SSB personnel carried out a special search operation at Jogbani railway station and intercepted a person since five children, all of them boys, were accompanying him, SSB's 56th battalion Commandant Mukesh Tyagi said. On being asked by SSB's patrolling team, the person, later identified as Mohammad Naim, failed to give any satisfactory reply about where he was taking the children and why, Tyagi said. When asked, the children, all of them less than 15 years old told the SSB team that Mohammad Naim was taking them to New Delhi where they would be given jobs, the commandant said. SSB later handed over the person, allegedly involved in child trafficking, along with five children to Jogbani Government Railway Police (GRP) for further and necessary ..
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Satyarthi urges film fraternity's support to end child slavery 20.1.2018 General News
There is no excuse for the exploitation of millions of children to produce wealth at the cost of their childhood, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said, calling upon the global film fraternity to make greater efforts towards ending child trafficking and slavery. The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner made the remarks at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in the US state of Utah where a documentary made on his life was premiered. "Slavery is an assault on humanity. There is no excuse for the exploitation of millions of children to produce wealth at the cost of their childhood and freedom, especially in this day and age," Satyarthi said in Park City last night. "I have never left any stone unturned in this fight, therefore I call upon the power of audiences at Sundance to join me and amplify the message against child trafficking and slavery that we must end in our lifetime. This is the place, today is the time and you are the people," he said, according to a statement by his ...
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Agonising wait for child abuse victims 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Victims and their guardians exasperated over the inordinate delay in investigation
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Urgent need to address child trafficking underscored 18.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Urgent need to address child trafficking underscored
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Woman arrested for trying to push 12-year-old girl into flesh trade 14.1.2018 Hindustan Times - delhi
The arrested woman, police said, was divorced thrice. She did not have a source of income so she attempted to allegedly push the girl into prostitution to earn money.
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Child`s rights sacred, cannot be bartered by orphanage in-charges: SC 5.1.2018 Zee News : India National
The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the rights of a child were "absolutely sacred".
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Child's rights sacred, cannot be bartered by orphanage in-charges: SC 4.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the rights of a child were "absolutely sacred" and a child cannot be bartered away at the whim and fancy or selfishness of the person in-charge of orphanages.
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SC to examine functioning of orphanages across country 4.1.2018 Deccan Herald - National
The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to examine the state of affairs at orphanages across the country, saying if children are sold over there, nothing can be more disastrous for the country. "A child cannot be parted ways with at the whims and fancies by person-in charge of orphanages. Such a person would be liable for violation of human rights. It is necessary to have a comprehensive view of orphans, orphanges, mode and method of adoption and treatment meted out to children," a three-judge bench presided over by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said. The court issued a notice to all states and Union Territories and sought their response within two weeks. It put the matter for consideration on January 22. The court admitted for consideration a special leave petition argued by Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on behalf of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). Observing that the rights of a child is to be absolutely sacred, the bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar ...
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Why no exclusive human rights courts yet: Supreme Court asks States 4.1.2018 Hindu: News
The Court issued notices to all States ordering them to respond about this lapse in two weeks.
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3 Indian, 7 Nepalese girls rescued from Kenya: Sushma Swaraj 4.1.2018 DNA: Popular News
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday informed that three Indian and seven Nepalese girls have been rescued from Kenya. Swaraj, in a series of tweets, said the girls were trafficked to Kenya and held captive in Mombasa, adding that their passport and phones were also taken. "We have rescued three Indian girls from Kenya. The girls were victims of an organised crime syndicate that indulged in trafficking of girls. Seven Nepalese girls were also rescued. Their Passports and phones were taken and they were held captive in Mombasa", she tweeted. We have rescued three Indian girls from Kenya. The girls were victims of an organised crime syndicate that indulged in trafficking of girls. Seven Nepalese girls were also rescued. Their Passports and phones were taken and they were held captive in Mombasa. /1 — Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) January 4, 2018 She further said that the girls were flown back to India and the details are being shared with the Punjab Government to take an appropriate action ...
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How a 16-year-old girl, forced in to high-class sex racket, helped nab Sonu Punjaban 26.12.2017 Zee News : States
Punjaban is infamous for running high-class prostitution rackets and trafficking young girls
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Six-day-old girl rescued, six held 21.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
A six-day-old girl has been rescued by Rachakonda police from the clutches of a child trafficking gang, which intended to sell her for ₹80,000. The girl was handed over to Child Welfare Committee in R...
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British national, wanted in child abuse case, moves Delhi HC against extradition proceedings 10.12.2017 Zee News : States
A 73-year-old British national, wanted in a child abuse and trafficking case in the Philippines, has moved the Delhi High Court challenging the proceedings in a trial court to extradite him to that country.
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Discussion on prevention of child trafficking organised 9.12.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
To combat child trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), National Coalition to Protect our Children (NCPOC), and other agencies have come up with a...
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Crime against children up by 300% in recent years: NCPCR chairperson 25.11.2017 Zee News : India National
The National Crime Record Bureau suggests that there is a rise in crime against children since 2009. 
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Crime against children up by 300% in recent years: NCPCR chairperson 25.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Stating that the crimes against children in India have increased by almost 300 per cent in a span of six years since 2009, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Stuti Kacker on Saturday said a multi-sectoral action plan is needed to combat child trafficking.
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India can become a 'model for development' for rest of the world: UNICEF 24.11.2017 Latest News
According to Justin Forsyth, deputy executive director of the United Nation's Children Fund, India can address the issues involved and become a "model for development" for the rest of the world.
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Trafficked Jharkhand girl rescued after five years of abuse and torture 21.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
Jharkhand girl who was brought to Delhi at the age of 12 was rescued after five years of abuse.
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Police bust child trafficking gang 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Arrest caretaker of a home for orphans, two auto drivers
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Maharashtra: One held in a suspected case of child trafficking, 16 kids rescued 14.11.2017 Zee News : States
One person was arrested from Patna Junction today in a suspected case of child trafficking and 16 children, in the age group of 10-12 years, were rescued while they were being taken to Maharashtra.
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