Title: WOMEN TRAFFICKING: A MAJOR SOCIAL PROBLEM OF INDIA AND
COMMITMENT AGAINST TRAFFICKING
Authors: Basudeb Das
Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Political Science with Rural Administration,
Vidyasagar University, Midnapore- 721102, West Bengal
MLA 8 Das, Basudeb. "WOMEN TRAFFICKING: A MAJOR SOCIAL PROBLEM OF INDIA AND COMMITMENT AGAINST TRAFFICKING." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 6328-6333, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=443. Accessed Nov. 2018.
APA Das, B. (2018, November). WOMEN TRAFFICKING: A MAJOR SOCIAL PROBLEM OF INDIA AND COMMITMENT AGAINST TRAFFICKING. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(11), 6328-6333. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=443
Chicago Das, Basudeb. "WOMEN TRAFFICKING: A MAJOR SOCIAL PROBLEM OF INDIA AND COMMITMENT AGAINST TRAFFICKING." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 11 (November 2018), 6328-6333. Accessed November, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=443.
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Abstract: Trafficking is a major social problem in India. Poverty is the main cause behind trafficking.
However, trafficking is not synonymous with prostitution. Trafficking is a process and
commercial exploitation is the result. To prevent this barbaric and criminal activities
Government of India has adopted multi-forked steps through its constitutional measure,
legislative act and various social schemes like Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956,
Trafficking Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2016, UJJAWALA, etc.
The article examines the relevance of these acts and scheme. It argues that lacunas in
implementation are the maim weakness to prevent trafficking.
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