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Consultations held with Stakeholders on Trafficking Bill 2018

Admin | 03 Jun 2018Total Views : 8438

Members of the National Network of Sex Workers undertook a 4 month long advocacy process to draw attention to the concerns of sex workers and other stakeholders on the Trafficking Bill 2018. Seven Consultations were held with over 200 stakeholders in Hyderabad, Pune, Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Ranchi and Lucknow.

Over 4000 sex workers from seven states and 32 districts have submitted their signatures to call on the Women And Child Minister to explicitly exclude sex workers working of their own volition; from the ambit of the Trafficking Bill. In addition, 200 people have endorsed the collated critique. The Collated Critique has emerged from the responses and inputs from a group of activists, lawyers. The critique has been submitted to the Women and Child Minister.

Links To News Articles
Trafficking Bill Open Forum - Pune (English Report)
Trafficking Bill Open Forum - Ranchi
Collated Comments, Trafficking Bill 2018-8July 2018, submission
FINAL Endorsements, Trafficking Bill critique
Suggested Amendments to Trafficking Bill
Endorsements from over 4000 sex workers
Scanned Signatures
Note for MPs
Letter to WCD
Reduced Critique (Marathi)
Reduced Critique (Hindi)
Trafficking Bill Open Forum - Hydrabad
Trafficking Bill Open Forum - Pune
Trafficking Bill Open Forum - Bangalore
Trafficking Bill Open Forum - Delhi


Weblinks, Sangram