17 year old
rescued from trafficking
A 17 year old girl has been rescued from trafficking in Assam.
She was raped by Hovi, her trafficker, on their way from
Assam. She was then sold to different men on different
occasions. She was finally sold as a slave for 15,000
rupees to a man named Barkat, who raped her.
rescued by our partners, the BBA, in a police raid.
June 7, 2013
We have been informed by our partners in Karnataka
- Jeevika, the Karnataka
Bonded Liberation Front - that 923 bonded laborers were
entitled to release certificates. They are from the
following areas: Chikballapur: 247; Gudibande: 168;
Chintamani: 273; and Bagepally: 235.
923 bonded laborers released