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Elisha Biha, 16 year old girl and educated tilll 7th standard iis walking in Tea Garden at Doomni, Baksa Area in Assam with her brother Sumit Biha (8 year old) studying in class one, Bijoya Biha (35 years old), educated till 4th standard and her father Raphael Biha, (42 year old, educated till 10th standard.
Elisha Biha, 16 year old girl and educated tilll 7th standard is emotionally sharing her story of trafficking at Doomni, Baksa, Assam. Her mother, Bijoya Biha, (35), educated till 4th standard is listening her duaghter's story.
Elisha Biha, 16 year old girl and educated tilll 7th standard at Doomni, Baksa, Assam. She still can remember "I reached at a place with the boy whom I treated as my friend, along with many other girls, actually I realised a Muslim agent who was waiting there to purchase all of us (the girls)."
During Counselling, Elisha Biha, 16 year old girl and educated tilll 7th standard, Albinush Tigga, (35) on behalf of AASAA, Elisha's mother Bijoya Biha, 35 year old lady and educated till 4th standard and Elisha's father Raphael Biha, 42 years old and educated tilll 10th standard at Doomni, Baksa, Assam.
Elisha Biha, a sixteen year old girl, on the right side, is playing with her sister Sumitra Biha, a 12 year old girl, on left side and brother Sumit Biha, a eight year old boy, in Doomni, Baksa, Assasm.
Elisha Biha, a 16 years old girl, educated till seventh standard in Doomni, Baksa, Assam. She wish "I want my life to be better. I would like to work, earn money and extend my hand towards my mother to reudce her working pressure.
Elisha Biha, 16 year old girl and educated tilll 7th standard is sitting in her room at Doomni, Baksa, Assam. Sadly she informed that "my father drinks a lot and frequently I have been bitten by him."
Fairpicture_Human trafficking in North east India
Updated May 2021
According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), more than 40 million people are victims of slavery and human trafficking every year. Due to the great poverty, human trafficking is more common in the north-east of India than in other states. Young women, whose career are particularly affected, whose career prospects are often limited to poorly paid work in the tea plantations in Assam, are particularly affected. The Centre of Development Initiatives (CDI) of the Missionary Sisters of Mary Help of Christians, supported by missio, looks after trafficked girls and their families in the city of Guwahati.