child trafficking

India’s Cash Crackdown Linked to Drop in Child Trafficking

By Roli Srivastava and Nita Bhalla MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, Dec 17- Business has been slow at the Thakkar Bappa Colony shoe manufacturing hub in eastern Mumbai since the Indian government withdrew high-value bank notes last month in an attempt to curb tax evasion and counterfeit currency. Orders to the numerous shoemakers lining the slum’s narrow streets

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Indian Police Arrest 11 People for Trafficking Babies in Biscuit Boxes

By Subrata Nagchoudhury KOLKATA, India, Nov 23 – Eleven people have been arrested in India on suspicion of duping single women into selling their newborn babies and trafficking the infants inside biscuit containers to an adoption centre to be sold on to childless couples, police said on Wednesday. A senior official from Crime Investigation Department

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Enslaved Teen Boys Dial for Help from Indian Shoe Factory

By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India, Oct 30 – Police have rescued 10 teenage boys, allegedly trafficked and held in bondage in a shoe-sole factory in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, after a tip-off from a children’s helpline. Hundreds of children, mostly from poor rural areas of northern Indian states like Bihar, are brought to

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