Educate And Liberate To End Trafficking

Trafficking networks still thrive in the country despite many efforts by the authorities. There is an unending trail of tales and exploitation stories of young girls emanating from tribal belts of West Bengal, Jharkhand and other regions of the country. The limited success in checking such incidents calls for developing a new simultaneous panacea in the form of compulsory education for the children till Class 12 along with robust policing and their tracking.

Rani (name changed) was trafficked from West Bengal at the tender age of 12 and sold to multiple people who raped her. Her ordeal was unending, as she ended up at a brothel in Punjab, being repeatedly raped daily by five to 10 people. She was rescued after five years of sexual slavery.

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