Human trafficking: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed every year on 2nd December, first observed in 1986. The yearly event was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly for eradicating the worst forms of child labour, recruitment of children for use in armed conflict, human trafficking, sexual exploitation and forced marriage. The International ..

Cabinet approves MoU signed between India and Myanmar

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday, November 27, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) signed on bilateral cooperation between India and Myanmar for the prevention of human trafficking in persons, recovery, rescue, re-integration and, repatriation of victims of Trafficking. The Mou aims at strengthening the bilateral relationship between the two ..

2019 edition of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year on July 30 to raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights. Human trafficking is a global problem and no country is immune to it. Millions of victims fall into the hands of ..

Human Trafficking in Bangalore

The city of Bengaluru has a large population. This creates a demand for human capital. While most demand for human capital is satisfied by the incoming migrant population, few people of scrupulous dealings aim to lure the weak and vulnerable into the city. What happens? The city of Bengaluru has become a major receiver station ..

National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 Approved by Parliament

Both the houses of the parliament passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Features of the Bill The current provisions enable the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to investigate offences under Acts such as the Atomic Energy Act, 1962, and the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967. The amendment bill expands the ambit to investigate offences ..

Operation Milap

Operation Milap of Delhi Police has reunited 333 missing children with their families outside Delhi since January. About Operation Milap Operation Milap was launched in December 2014. Under this project, the Anti Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of the Delhi Police develops information, rescues the trafficked or kidnapped person and arrests the kidnappers. The rescued children are ..

IMCOR 2019

The eighth edition of the Indo-Myanmar coordinated patrol (IMCOR) will be held from 20 to 28 May 19. IMCOR The IMCOR is a coordinated patrol (CORPAT) initiative between the Navies of Indian and Myanmar. The objective of the coordinated patrol is to address issues of terrorism, illegal fishing, drug trafficking, human trafficking, poaching and other ..

Minal Patel Davis honoured with US Presidential award for Combating Human Trafficking

An Indian-American woman, Minal Patel Davis has been honoured with a Presidential award by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for her extraordinary contribution towards combating human trafficking in Houston. She is the special advisor on Human Trafficking to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. Davis was appointed to the post in July 2015 since then she ..