SC notice to Centre, States on 55,000 missing children

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The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and all the state governments on a PIL seeking its direction to them for tracing 55,000 missing children in the country. Agreeing to hear the public interest litigation (PIL), a bench headed by Justice Aftab Alam sought response from the Centre and States on the issue… Read more »

Supreme Court: Not encouraging prostitution

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The Supreme Court on Thursday said its orders of providing a dignified life to sex workers should not be construed as an encouragement to prostitution. The clarification came from a bench of Justices Altamas Kabir and Gyan Sudha Mishra after additional solicitor general P P Malhotra drew the court’s attention to its July 19 order… Read more »

Please don’t legalise prostitution, say victims

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Twenty-year-old Noor was just 10 when she was sold off to a brothel owner and forced into sex trade in West Bengal. She was rescued by activists a decade later and went on to become a vociferous community mobiliser. Noor says prostitution should not be legalised. ‘Prostitution is a vicious world. If a woman gets… Read more »