"We would be failing if we cannot protect children from abuse", Calcutta HC takes note of possible spurt in Child Trafficking after lockdown

Referring to reports by the WB Child Rights Commission and an NGO, the Court noted that "an apprehension is expressed that on lifting of lockdown there is likely to be a massive spurt in child trafficking."
"We would be failing if we cannot protect children from abuse", Calcutta HC takes note of possible spurt in Child Trafficking after lockdown
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The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday expressed concern over the possible spurt in child trafficking cases that may follow the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, after a perusing a report filed by the West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights Chairperson (In re: Contagion of COVID-19 Virus in Children Protection Homes).

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