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New Indian Law can Curb Trafficking

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    January 8, 2016
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A new Indian law aimed at protecting children, can curb trafficking in India…

This article is about the changes to India’s Juvenile Justice Act.  The Nobel Laureate and child rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi told the Reuters Foundation, “I welcome this law because it has a very strong component related to the care and protection of children and on punishing various forms of exploitation and trafficking of children.  The only thing is that it will only be proven effective when the government shows a strong political commitment to implementing the law and, of course, more budgetary support.”

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