ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Vulnerability, Forced Migration and Trafficking in Children and Women

This gives space to organised crime to lure a large number of women and children to distant places on the pretext of providing them with jobs, which almost invariably leads to exploitation at a later stage. The findings of this study, done in 12 sick and closed tea gardens in Jalpaiguri district, demonstrate the close link between vulnerabilities, migration, and trafficking in children and women. It also suggests there have been changes in the nature of human trafficking in the country, calling for a new policy perspective on the issue.

Gender, Space and Development: Tribal Women in Tripura

This article focuses on the nature and dimensions of change in the lives and status of tribal women in Tripura. Rural tribal women stand marginalised in the growing modern economy of the state. Socio-economic changes during the last few decades have introduced new gender and class issues into the purportedly egalitarian society of the tribals. Though urban tribal women have lost some of their traditional rights, the gains they have made in the spheres of education, employment or personal mobility are significant compared to rural tribal women.
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