Criminological Explanation of Trafficking in Women and Children in India
Avanish Bhai Patel*
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
- *Corresponding Author:
- Avanish Bhai Patel
Research Scholar, Department of Humanities
and Social Sciences, Roorkee, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: July 27, 2015; Accepted Date: July 28, 2015; Published Date: December 05, 2015
Citation: Patel AB (2015) Criminological Explanation of Trafficking in Women and Children in India. Social Crimonol 3:e107. doi:10.4172/2375-4435.1000e107
Copyright: © 2015 Patel AB. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings for the purposes of transfer, commercial sexual exploitation, forced labour and it is known as a modern-day form of slavery. Trafficking violates all known standards of human rights and dignity of human. It violates the right to health, right to liberty, right to equality and security of person. The findings indicate poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, urbanisation and weak legislation as factors behind human trafficking.