Anti-trafficking bill raises hopes and some fears
India has the fourth highest estimated prevalence of modern slavery in proportion to its population in the world, according to the 2016 Global Slavery Index
Minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi received a rather unusual letter last month. Signed by 23 survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation from villages in West Bengal, the letter expressed their hopes—and fears—of India’s first and most comprehensive draft bill on trafficking.
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