The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956 was amended and renamed in 1986. In pursuance of the International Convention signed by India in 1950 pertaining to the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking, a comprehensive Act called Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act was enacted in 1956. It makes the sexual exploitation of male and female a cognizable offence.
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Response of the Government of India to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010