Human Trafficking Cases Jump in India; Convictions Decline!

Highlights *3,554 cases of human trafficking were reported in 2012, an increase of 17% from 3,029 cases reported in 2008   *West Bengal and Maharashtra register large number of cases but convictions have only been about 4% & 5%, respectively *Uttar Pradesh, Delhi have the best conviction rates of people arrested for sex trafficking;  Assam, … Continued