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Judge Swati Chauhan is the magistrate of Mumbai's specialized court for cases under the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act.
In this role, she is committed to ending sex trafficking in Mumbai by adjudicating individual cases before her, and by showing the police linkages between cases which have led to arrests of trafficking kingpins. Her convictions against traffickers have proven the critical value of anti-trafficking courts and serve as a model for the rest of her country, her region, and the world.
Judge Chauhan has earned international recognition for her work, and she participates in ma