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2) Discuss the features of the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018. Why is human trafficking is on the rise in India in recent years? Critically examine.

Topic:   Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections. 

2) Discuss the features of the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018. Why is human trafficking is on the rise in India in recent years? Critically examine. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

There has been heated debate lately on human trafficking in India. This question can be expected in this year Mains

Key demand of the question:

There are two key demands: Discuss features of the bill. And examine the reasons for increase in trafficking instances in India. Give more weightage for the first part.  

Directive Word:

Discuss: Instead of merely writing the features, discuss them – write few background information, speciality of these features etc. 

Critically examine:  Here critically examine doesn’t mean you should write positives and negatives. You should be bit more critical here (bit harsh and concerned, and at the same time objective) 

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction with stats highlight why human trafficking is a major issue and how the new Bill in question might address this issue. 

In the body, divide answer into TWO main parts. First, discuss features (their speciality/significance/little bit about background information). In the Second part, write why trafficking is on the rise. Here, be critical and blame the factors responsible (institutions/weak laws/ conventions etc)

In the conclusion, write what benefits India can reap if trafficking is stopped. 

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