PLACEMENT AGENCIES

  • 30 Minutes: Girls in bondage October 19, 2013

    CNN-IBN investigation exposes how minor girls are sold as domestic labour to illegal placement agencies which in turn run trafficking racket. The investigation exposes how minor girls are trafficked from rural India and sold in metros. ...
  • Watch: Illegal placement agencies thrive on the need for cheap domestic help October 4, 2013

    Exploiting the extreme poverty in parts of rural India and the need for cheap domestic help in metro cities drives the racket of illegal placement agencies. In the hidden camera investigation, the traffickers and agents reveal how easily they dupe girls and sell them in the cities and how they...
  • Delhi Police, NGO rescue Assam girls working as bonded labour October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Thousands of illegal placement agencies flourish in cities like Delhi where there is a high demand for house help and maids. A woman, Mamuni, sent her daughter to Delhi two years ago with the dreams of a good job and good life. But as there was now news of...
  • Delhi: Placement agency owner jailed for raping girl April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A 30yearold owner of placement agency has been sent to 10 years in jail by a fast track court for raping a girl after confining her in his house. Additional Sessions Judge MC Gupta gave the jail term to Rohini resident Mukesh Khanna for raping, threatening and confining...
  • Draft law ready to regulate Delhi placement agencies March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has prepared a draft legislation to regulate placement agencies in the city. The court was hearing a plea by NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan that alleged that some of the placement agencies were indulging in trafficking of children. The division...