225 anti-human-trafficking units in India exist only on paper

In July, the Ministry of Home Affairs had asked the states and UTs to expedite the setting up of new anti-human-trafficking units (AHTU) and upgrade the infrastructure of the existing ones. But while 51 per cent of the AHTUs are notified with all power and resources, only 27 per cent are operational, revealed a study conducted by Sanjog, a technical resource organisation that specialises in research and policy advocacy on issues of trafficking in children and women, and Tafteesh, a coalition of lawyers, activists, social workers. 

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