Touchscreen Kiosks Help Report Crime
Human trafficking is on the rise throughout South Asia, including India, despite states taking measures. Guardian reported that around 135000 children are trafficked each year in India, and the figures are spiking up, each day. In the past three years, the Indian Railways rescued more than 4000 trafficked children, according to of Reuters.
With a joint initiative between Childline India Foundation and Union Ministry of Women And Child Development, Helpline Kiosks are being set up all around the country, especially in the railway stations across Indian metro cities. They resemble airport check-in kiosks, measure four feet in height and prompt the users to report crime. Around 20 railway stations have been selected for 1098 kiosk setup, based on their affinity towards trafficking. 1098 kiosks are going to be launched across 366 cities and towns in India to put an end to trafficking, and properly rehabilitate the victims.
Besides, there is also a Central Bureau of Investigation 24×7 helpline number 011–24368638, wherein you can report illegal human trafficking of children and women. Also, you can reach out to Missing, a non-profit organization: through compelling artwork installation, the organization works towards raising awareness and protecting women and children from all sorts of sexual abuse and trafficking.