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Event Type Human Trafficking Court Cases  Date Time 2021-09-03 20:21:00 
Country IN  City Kolkata, WB 
Latitude 22.573  Longitude 88.364 
URL https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/with-just-rs-5-000-in-fund-bengal-struggles-to-pay-trafficking-survivors-121090700117_1.html     
[business-standard.com] INDIA - With Just Rs 5000 In Fund - Bengal Struggles To Pay Trafficking Survivors

"West Bengal's State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) is unable to compensate survivors of heinous crimes such as trafficking, rape and acid attack, as mandated, because it has only Rs 5,000 left in its account. This was revealed to the Calcutta High Court by an SLSA lawyer on July 30, 2021 while it was hearing a case related to the non-payment of a Rs 4-lakh compensation awarded to a trafficking survivor in 2019."

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