Brides for Sale: India’s Sorrow?

By Tanya Chandra, Founder, LexQuest Foundation. As India’s latest Anti-Trafficking Bill awaits informed modifications and superior content editions, it’s unfortunate that a major component of human trafficking which concerns the sinister trade of women and young girls across several States…

From the Lens of Humiliating Stares and Jockstrap Jibes: The Laws Governing Prostitutes in India

By Adv. Shriya Maini. Co-Authored by Pooja Jasani, Gujarat National Law University. 2017 saw the release of an exciting Bollywood flick based on the contentious subject of sex workers in India and their argumentative profession of prostitution. Begum Jaan revolved around…

Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018: A Pressing Need of the Hour

By Shivangi Singh, Amity Law School, Lucknow. Trafficking of persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and…