Within India, some states regulated aspects of the informal labor sector, including seven state governments that stipulated a minimum wage for domestic work. The staff uses a tool that guides health professionals on how to offer victim assistance to patients in a trauma-informed manner. India sex trafficking statistics in Bakersfield the reporting period, media, NGOs, and authorities documented a persistent lack of oversight and negligence in government-run, government-funded, and privately-run shelters that sometimes resulted in abuse and trafficking of residents.
The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call Detective McIntyre at
Detectives executed a search warrant near Dartmouth Street and as a result of the investigation, two victims were located and determined to be victims of human sex trafficking. An NGO reported india sex trafficking statistics in Bakersfield district magistrates mediated cases of bonded labor to secure back wages for bonded laborers in lieu of referring suspects for criminal prosecution.
Misty Lightner, a neighbor on Dartmouth Street, said she was shocked to learn about possible human trafficking happening in the area. The central government had a program through which bonded labor victims could obtain assistance and compensation upon conviction of their trafficker to obtain full benefits, although delays in implementation led to many victims returning to bonded labor.
The law did not explicitly address labor trafficking. Section of the Indian Penal Code IPC criminalized slavery, servitude, and most forms of sex trafficking and prescribed penalties ranging from india sex trafficking statistics in Bakersfield years to life imprisonment, which were sufficiently stringent and, with respect to sex trafficking, commensurate with those prescribed for other serious crimes, such as rape.
In Februarythe Union Cabinet, chaired by the prime minister, approved the Trafficking in Persons Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation Bill for introduction in the Parliament. The Government of India has been making strides to address its human india sex trafficking statistics in Bakersfield problem by heightening its border security, increasing its budget for aid to trafficking victims and drafting an anti-trafficking bill.
In some cases, trafficking victims were detained in shelter homes, including in the homes described above that allowed routine physical and sexual abuse. The government made efforts to reduce the demand for commercial sex. Nicaragua: Return to Democracy.
Information Quality Act. In January , the government reported help desks had been established in 33 major railway stations to provide immediate support to unaccompanied children, who may be missing, abandoned, or runaways and who may be vulnerable to exploitation, including trafficking.
National Museum of American Diplomacy. Of the victims, 22, were Indian, 38 Sri Lankan, 38 Nepali, 36 Bangladeshi, and 73 were various other nationalities, including Thai and Uzbek.