Campaign Update:

May 2018: Despite the Delhi Government agreeing to comply with the High Court’s Executive Order that was issued in December 2013 to regulate recruitment agencies for domestic work, the Bill is yet to be discussed. According to the Delhi Government’s standing counsel, the Delhi Private Placement Agencies (Regulation) Bill is due to be tabled for discussion in the next eight weeks.

Help stop domestic slavery in Delhi

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Every day, children and women are being trapped by traffickers posing as placement agents, forcing them into conditions of modern slavery. It’s time to call on the Delhi Government to help end human trafficking by enacting the law to regulate placement agencies.

“Every time I look into the mirror I regret the day I decided to go to Delhi.”
– a 15-year old girl rescued from domestic slavery.

Trafficked into Delhi, she was physically tortured and psychologically traumatized. But there are thousands more like her who are less fortunate – hidden behind closed doors in affluent households of the capital city, trapped into a life of modern slavery.

Trafficking for forced labor is common across India. There are innumerable children and women who go missing from Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Assam and other states every year. With rising poverty and natural disasters, more and more children are dropping out of school. Lack of support from authorities makes them more vulnerable to being lured by fake placement agencies in search of a better life.

Thankfully, the High Court has asked the government of Delhi to draft a law regulating placement agencies. This regulation can be instrumental in identifying traffickers posing as placement agents, and will be a big step towards ending trafficking of people into Delhi for domestic slavery.

Ask the government of Delhi to help end trafficking of people into domestic servitude.

  • May 2018: Despite the Delhi Government agreeing to comply with the High Court’s Executive Order that was issued in December 2013 to regulate recruitment agencies for domestic work, the Bill is yet to be discussed. According to the Delhi Government’s standing counsel, the Delhi Private Placement Agencies (Regulation) Bill is due to be tabled for discussion in the next eight weeks.

  • May 2016: The government proposed a new Anti-Trafficking Bill, which is intended to address the issues covered under the Delhi Private Placement Agency (Regulation) Bill.

  • December 2014: The Delhi Government has agreed to comply with the High Court’s Executive Order that was issued in December 2013 to regulate recruitment agencies for domestic work. We are keeping the pressure up to ensure that this important legislation is passed by the Delhi Assembly.

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Dariusz
Dariusz

Those trafficers are crawling to a hole by themselves. See you later…!

Donald DeLauder
Donald DeLauder

The people (and I use the term people very loosely) will get what is coming to them when they stand before God almighty

carolyn king
carolyn king

The demons who are doing this evil, stop them now, bring them to justice, life imprisonment & death penalty for these evil people. This is disgusting what is happening to these children & women, STOP IT NOW, NO MORE.

Sarah Young
Sarah Young

This is just horrific. What those poor vulnerable women and children have to endure is sickening. This needs to be stopped right NOW! No human shower do have to endure such degradation and abuse

Maria Abrahao
Maria Abrahao

physically tortured and psychologically traumatized. NO WAY!

CALL ON THE CHIEF MINISTER OF DELHI TO HELP STOP TRAFFICKING FOR DOMESTIC SLAVERY

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Dear Mr Arvind Kejriwal Hon Chief Minister of Delhi,

Children and women go missing in India every day. Many of them are being duped and sold in Delhi for domestic slavery.

I request you to help stop human trafficking by enacting the Delhi Private Placement Agency (Regulation) Bill, 2012 that will:

– define rights of a domestic worker
– register all placement agencies
– form a committee to verify credentials of all placement agencies
– ban employment of children by placement agencies
– set up complaint redressal forums
– make provisions to perform surprise checks on placement agencies
– guarantee minimum wage
– make provisions to provide legal aid, welfare mechanisms, social security benefits to domestic workers
– ensure placement agencies implement the social security scheme

Please act now to help end trafficking for domestic servitude.

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