Tag: human rights

Four Years Since A Man From Bengal Tea Gardens Moved Out To Work And Never...

 
/ February 24, 2021

Human trafficking in West Bengal's tea gardens continues to wreak havoc and destroy lives.

Correspondents Take Charge In Making Video Volunteers Into A Community Media Movement

 
/ February 9, 2021

Ever since the formation of Video Volunteers (VV), we always wanted to create an organization that was run by our most important stakeholders – the Community Correspondents (CC). We aimed for a structure that was non-hierarchical and where every CC played a role in shaping and transforming VV into a...

Bonded Labourers Walked 500 Miles Over Four Days To Reach Home

 
/ December 28, 2020

24 men were trapped in inhumane conditions working twenty four hours a day.

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Fixing India: VV Correspondent Helps Rescue Trafficked Children

 
/ November 4, 2020

Harihar Nagbansi has been working for the rights of tea garden workers to save them for exploitation and human trafficking,

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Why the Trans Rights Bill 2018 Sparked Protests Across India

 
/ January 3, 2019

The passing of the Trans Rights Bill, 2018 by the Lok Sabha sparked off protests across Bengaluru and New Delhi. 

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Human Trafficking Racket Brought to a Halt

 
/ March 28, 2018

When Navita Devi uncovered a massive trafficking racket in Katihar, Bihar, she was threatened by the traffickers and the local village council leader. But thanks to her persistence, a woman responsible for trafficking over a 100 people is finally behind bars.  Janki Kumari was a student in the sixth grade...

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Trafficked at 11, Pregnant Teen Comes Home to Police Inaction

 
/ December 8, 2017

For nine long years that Nagma was missing, the police took no action to trace her and is doing little now to punish her traffickers.