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Child rights groups meet Delhi legislators


July 27th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Two child rights organisations Friday held discussions with Delhi legislators over allocation and utilisation of funds for child welfare in the state budget.Officials from HAQ: ... Read more...

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Chinese child-trafficking ring busted


July 6th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Police in China have busted two major child trafficking gangs and arrested 802 suspects and freed 181 children, the government said Thursday.Under the ministry of public ... Read more...

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Four arrested for trafficking, eight girls rescued


June 26th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Four people, including a woman, were arrested here for child trafficking and eight minor girls were rescued, police said Tuesday."The accused were involved in trafficking ... Read more...

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31 abducted infants rescued in China


June 1st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) As many as 31 infants were rescued after police busted a child trafficking ring in China's Yunnan province, the government said Friday.According to railway ministry's public ... Read more...

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West Bengal tops in child trafficking cases


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) West Bengal recorded over 800 cases of child trafficking - the highest in the country - during 2006-2010, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday.Women and ... Read more...

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Gogoi claims improved law and order


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday complemented senior officials for improved law and order in the state but asked them to tame abductions and extortion."Though the ... Read more...

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Child labour at Goa’s top medical facility?


March 30th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) Goa's top state-run medical facility could have emerged as the end destination of a child trafficking racket, an official said Friday.Chairperson of the Goa state commission ... Read more...

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‘Child trafficking highest in Maharashtra’


March 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of child trafficking cases in the country followed by West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi, Minister of state for ... Read more...

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Sensitise police officials, Chidambaram told


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath Friday said she had urged Home Minister P. Chidambaram on the need to sensitise police officers on ... Read more...

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China uses DNA database to reunite 2000 missing kids with parents


March 1st, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) The DNA database of parents of missing children in China has helped over 2,000 abducted kids return home, an official has revealed.According to Chen Shiqu, head ... Read more...

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Beijing move to end street begging by children


February 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) The Beijing administration will take DNA samples from child beggars and put them into a database to see whether they were victims of child trafficking in ... Read more...

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Tirath assures help for Baby Falak


January 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Minister of State for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath Monday said her ministry will help two-year-old battered baby Falak and urged elected representatives to ... Read more...

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Saudi man tries to sell son on Facebook


January 11th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Saudi man has offered his son for sale on Facebook. Saud bin Nasser Al Shahry says he decided to sell his son after his illegal debt ... Read more...

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600 Chinese held in child trafficking racket


December 7th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) A total of 608 suspects have been arrested and 178 children rescued after two "seriously harmful" child trafficking gangs were busted in China, the government said.The ... Read more...

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Child trafficker nabbed in Lucknow, minors rescued


November 30th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Four children, being taken to Punjab to work as labourers, were rescued from a train in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said Wednesday. A man has ... Read more...

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Child rights panel tells Bengal schools to return students’ money


November 1st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) Days after India's apex child rights panel exposed rampant violations of the Right to Education Act in West Bengal's government schools, several of the schools have ... Read more...

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West Bengal pilloried for dismal educational record


October 21st, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) A public hearing conducted by National Commission Protection Child Rights (NCPCR) unveiled a horrific picture of the rampant violation of the right to education act in West ... Read more...

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China battles child trafficking


August 10th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China has stepped up efforts against trafficking of children and sought help from neighbouring countries to tackle the menace, Xinhua reported Tuesday.This year alone, police have ... Read more...

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Weak law, tracking system hampers missing kids’ recovery


July 29th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) There is a huge discrepancy in the number of missing children in the country as sourced from police records and that obtained through RTI applications, ... Read more...

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Anti-human trafficking cell opens in Ghaziabad


June 13th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 13 (IANS) An anti-human trafficking cell was opened here Monday aimed at checking the high incidence of women and child trafficking in Uttar Pradesh.Senior Superintendent of Police Raghuvir ... Read more...

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Prohibit employment of children in circuses: apex court (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Citing fundamental rights, the Supreme Court Monday directed the central government to issue a notification prohibiting the employment of children in Indian circuses."In order to ... Read more...

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1 in 4 UK pupils admit swapping porn images of selves by text message


March 18th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): A survey has found that there is an increase in the number of children in UK taking pornographic images of themselves and swapping them with friends via ... Read more...

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Court asks police to probe child trafficking gangs (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday took a serious view of police failure to trace missing children and directed the Delhi Police chief to constitute ... Read more...

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Police told to probe child trafficking gangs


March 16th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday took a serious view of police failure to trace missing children and directed Delhi Police chief to constitute a task ... Read more...

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Child protection a neglected area in union budget: NGO


February 24th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Issues related to children have not been taken into consideration in the manner they should in the union budget, NGO Child Rights and You (CRY) complained ... Read more...

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Super Bowl’s ‘dark side’ - Child sex trafficking


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): When fans flock to the Dallas Cowboys' stadium on Sunday for Super Bowl, Texas police will have a tough time keeping vigil on the game's 'dark side'.For ... Read more...

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Child sex trafficking in UK on the rise with younger victims being groomed


January 17th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A survey has found that trafficking of British children around UK cities for sexual exploitation is on the rise with some as young as 10 being groomed by ... Read more...

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2,000 Haiti quake orphans sold as sex slaves


January 10th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Over 2,000 children, orphaned after the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, have been sold as sex slaves by child traffickers, officials said.The Jan 12, 2010, quake ... Read more...

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Over 600 children missing from Delhi this year


December 30th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Nearly 2,161 complaints of missing children were registered in seven of the 12 districts of Delhi in nine months of 2010, response to a Right to Information ... Read more...

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Both Sri Lankan govt, Tamil Tigers committed ‘human rights abuses’: Wikileaks


December 18th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Dec 18 (ANI): Secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that both the Sri Lankan government and the defeated Tamil Tigers had committed human rights abuses, ... Read more...

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Man abducted 30 years ago reunited with parents


December 13th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) A 34-year-old Chinese man, who was abducted 30 years ago and sold at least three times during the period, has finally been reunited with his parents.Wu Jiubing from ... Read more...

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Kutcher, Moore to campaign against child trafficking


September 25th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Hollywood couple Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, who are currently fighting tabloid allegations of cheating, have united for the launch of their latest campaign against child sex slavery. They ... Read more...

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Sarandon backs campaign against child trafficking


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Susan Sarandon has come forward in support of a new campaign in an attempt to help wipe out child trafficking. The actress is backing a petition launched by ... Read more...

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US bans child adoption from Nepal


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 7 (IANS) The Barack Obama government has halted the adoption of abandoned children from Nepal indefinitely due to growing allegations of child trafficking and falsification of documents, ... Read more...

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Court questions Bihar on child trafficking


July 27th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Bihar High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Bihar government on the issue of child trafficking, asking it to respond within three weeks and file a ... Read more...

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