New Delhi: After Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) successfully rescued about 74 trafficked girls from the capital, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces to launch as many CCTVs in every nook and corner of the city. Following this, he said, “People of Delhi are feeling unsafe. CCTVs will expose human trafficking in Delhi. These cameras will expose crimes and the people behind it.”
This is not the first time that Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) have had rescued trafficked victims from Delhi. Prior to this, at least 39 Nepali women who were victims of human trafficking were rescued from the state. During an interaction with media, the commission said that it received a tiff off and rescued the girls from a hotel named Hotel Hriday Inn, which is located in the Paharganj area of Delhi on Tuesday night.
The raid lasted the entire night and the assistance was provided by Delhi police. The entire hotel had only trafficked girls, who were being sent to gulf countries. In addition, couple of days back, 16 more victims have been rescued by DCW. Out of the total, one was from Nepal origin and the other from Bengal.
Human trafficking is basically the trade of Humans for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery or commercial sexual exploitation for the traffickers or others. This may include providing a spouse in the context of forced marriage or the extraction of organs or tissues, counting for surrogacy and ova removal. Human trafficking, a trade in people either within country or trans-nationally, and the traffickers mainly involve women and children in this profession.
Human trafficking is condemned as a violation of Human rights by International conventions.
Delhi Commission is a statutory body of the Government of Delhi constituted to investigate and examine all matters relating to the safety and security of women under the constitution and other laws in Delhi.