On 31 December 2013, Barack Obama declared January 2014 the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in the United States, and reaffirmed his government’s commitment to combating this problem effectively. In India, on the other hand, human trafficking still remains the biggest unacknowledged menace.
India is a source, transit and destination country, and millions of women and children are trafficked here every year. Females are the worst victims, trafficked for purposes of prostitution, forced marriage and domestic survivable servitude. Continue Reading.