Human trafficking Current Affairs, GK & News

2021 Trafficking in Persons Report

Trafficking in Persons report 2021 was recently released by US State Department. As per the report, Covid-19 pandemic has increased vulnerability to human trafficking and interrupted existing anti-traffic efforts. Key Findings of report According to the report, India did not meet minimum standards of eliminating trafficking. However, government made significant efforts, though these were inadequate ..

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NCRB report on women and child trafficking: Mumbai and Kolkata highest

In 2011, the Supreme Court had constituted a panel to submit its report on children and women trafficking. The panel submitted its report in 2019. It had recommended NCRB (National Crime Records Bureau) to compile data on missing children and women trafficking. The key findings of the report prepared by NCRB is as follows Findings ..

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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 ..

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India-Myanmar MoU on bilateral cooperation for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons

Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Myanmar on bilateral cooperation for Prevention of Trafficking in Persons; Rescue, Recovery, Repatriation and Re-integration of victims of Trafficking. The cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Key Highlights of MoU Objective: To increase bilateral cooperation on the issues of prevention, ..

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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 ..

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