Thursday, December 2, 2021

WCD Ministry invites suggestions from all stakeholders on Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021

Women and Child Development Ministry has invited comments and suggestions from all stakeholders on the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021.

The objective of the bill is to prevent and counter trafficking in persons, especially women and children.

It will provide care, protection, and rehabilitation to the victims, while respecting their rights, and creating a supportive legal, economic and social environment for them and also to ensure prosecution of offenders.

The Bill, once finalized, will be sent to the Cabinet for approval and then for the assent of both the houses of Parliament to become an Act.

This Act shall apply to every offence of trafficking in persons with cross-border implications.

The Comments and suggestions on the Bill may be sent by 14th of this month on the e-mail ID santanu.brajabasi@gov.in

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