India’s Stolen Youth
101 East investigates how the COVID-19 pandemic led to a spike in child trafficking across India.
In India, the trafficking of children is on the rise.
The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions jobless, families destitute and many children without parents. It is a perfect hunting ground for human traffickers to exploit.
But activist groups are working to track down the people-smuggling networks, raiding workplaces and rescuing young lives from bonded labour.
101 East investigates the new wave of child trafficking in India and the efforts to safeguard vulnerable children.
Published On 25 Nov 2021