MUMBAI Thomson Reuters Foundation - A female superhero will use her powers to fight sex crimes in India and the stigma that trafficking survivors face, in the third instalment of a comic series due to be released this week. Thousands of people across India — largely poor, rural women and children — are lured to cities each year by traffickers who promise good jobs, but sell them into modern day slavery. India recorded around 3, human trafficking cases in , according to recently released crime data, which anti-trafficking campaigners said masked the true scale of the crime. In the new comic, which can be downloaded for free from Tuesday, Priya rescues sex trafficking victims and challenges the communities that refuse to accept them on their return home. She then traces them to a brothel owned by a demon who she must fight to rescue the women.
Perched almost a mile above sea level and circled by majestic Himalayan peaks, Uttarkashi is a spot where religious pilgrims often make a pit stop before proceeding on the sacred Hindu Char Dham Yatra, the Four Abode Pilgrimage, which they believe will bring them closer to salvation. With its verdant landscape, dotted by temples and yoga ashrams, Uttarkashi is a place of breathtaking beauty. But all is not well in this peaceful Himalayan district. Between February and April, not a single female child was born here in births across the villages.
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It is degrees and Sunitha Krishnan is walking barefoot through the scorching dirt showing me around Prajwala , the refuge for sex trafficking victims she founded in Hyderabad, India. Krishnan goes without shoes for 3-months during the summer each year to ground herself. They invest nothing to buy a five-year-old child. Sometimes they may even get an infant baby for 5 or 10 dollars.
Suresh Kumar in Hyderabad four days ago, police said on Friday. The police cracked the murder case with the arrest of a lab technician, who was having sexual relations with the deceased. Suresh Kumar, 56, was found murdered in his flat in Ameerpet area in the heart of the city on Tuesday.