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Impacts, Causes and Consequences of Women Trafficking in India from Human Rights Perspective
Social Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2018, Pages: 76-80
Received: Sep. 7, 2017; Accepted: Sep. 23, 2017; Published: Feb. 23, 2018
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Abdul Basit Naik, Department of Women Studies, Maulana Azad National Urdu University Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India
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Trafficking has been considered as one of the serious concerns nowadays. Every country has been impacted by the human trafficking throughout the World in spite of Socio-economic status, history or political setup. Human trafficking is the third largest organized crime after drugs and the arms trade across the globe. About 80% of the human trafficking across the world is done for sexual exploitation and the rest is for bonded labour. In Asia, India is considered as the focal point of this crime. International market has been created by traffickers for the trade in human beings based on high profits and demand for commercial sex as well as cheap labour. It is slavery because traffickers use violence, threats, and other forms of coercion to force their victims to work against their will. This includes controlling their freedom of movement, where and when they will work and what pay, if any, they will receive. The physical and mental health consequences of human trafficking are physical symptoms including: headaches, fatigue, dizzy spells, (back pain, memory difficulty pelvic pain, and gynaecological infections. Anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD]. Human Trafficking is a complex and multidimensional phenomenon and requires multidisciplinary approach. Any analysis of the root causes of human trafficking must take into account, human trafficking is a violation of human rights and any strategy to eliminate trafficking should be framed within a human-rights perspective by placing the victim at the centre. Victims of trafficking are used for commercial purposes; they are used like products and then thrown away. Gender discrimination further aggravates human trafficking. The objectives of this paper are to explore as well as understand the impacts, reasons and Preventive Measures of human trafficking and also deal with the social taboos associated with human trafficking from human rights perspective.
Awareness, Diseases, Gender Discrimination, Impacts, Taboos and Trafficking
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Abdul Basit Naik, Impacts, Causes and Consequences of Women Trafficking in India from Human Rights Perspective, Social Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2018, pp. 76-80. doi: 10.11648/
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