Human Trafficking in North East India: Patterns and Emerging Trends

By Neimenuo Kengurusie

This brief article attempts to analyse the factors that have facilitated the rise of human trafficking, and the patterns and trends of human trafficking in North East India, with special emphasis on Nagaland. The study is based on primary data which include field-work, analysis of case studies and reports collected from state and non-state anti-trafficking personnel, and secondary data which include newspaper reports, articles, and books. It identifies human trafficking at an alarming level and the need for a strong level framework, as well as the role of religious institutions in tackling this menace.

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