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Trafficking

  • The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2006

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Trafficking
    Author : Ministry of Women & Child Development

    The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2006 amends the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 to combat trafficking and sexual exploitation for commercial purposes. The term “trafficking in persons” has been defined with a provision for punishing any person who is guilty of the offence of trafficking in persons for the purpose of prostitution.

  • Sahyog Mahila Mandal And Anr. vs State Of Gujarat And Ors.

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Trafficking

    two petitions were filed which by the petitioner, Sahyog Mahila Mandal raising common questions seeking to challenge the provisions of Sections 7(1)(b), 14 and 15 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 on the ground that they violate the fundamental rights guaranteed under Articles 14, 19 and 21 of the Constitution of India. According to the petioner, 'Chakla Bazaar' is a part of the city of Surat and a prostitution centre.

  • Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children Act), 2000

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Trafficking, Child labour, Children of migrant workers

    An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to juveniles in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection, by providing for proper care, protection and treatment by catering to their development needs, and by adopting a child-friendly approach in the adjudication and disposition of matters in the best interest of children and for their ultimate rehabilitation through various institutions established under this enactment.

  • National Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Trafficking, Child labour, Children of migrant workers
    Author : Government of India

    An Act to provide for the constitution of a National Commission and State Commissions for Protection of Child Rights and Children's Courts for providing speedy trial of offences against children or of violation of child rights and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  • Child Trafficking in India: A Concern

    Category : Other Policies
    Subjects : Trafficking
    Author : DR. (MRS.) Intezar Khan

    Trafficking of children is a worldwide phenomenon affecting large numbers of boys and girls everyday. Children and their families are often lured by the promise of better employment and a more prosperous life far from their homes.

  • Bachpan Bachao Andolan vs Union of India and Others

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Trafficking
    Author : Supreme Court of India

    Children from Nepal and backward regions of India were trafficked for performing circus and were abused emotionally and sexually. The children were deprived of basic human needs of food and water.

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