Cuba, Kenya and Saudi Arabia are doing better at fighting human trafficking. Egypt, Ghana and Bulgaria are doing worse.
It has been more than 150 years since Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, and though laws have been passed against it almost [...]
The United States Senate has passed an online sex trafficking bill that would allow victims of the crime to sue online platforms that [...]
Nigerian women rescued from trafficking in Libya have been returned to Nigeria and placed in “abhorrent” shelters. Many of [...]
Harvard Kennedy School to host special panel event 'Fight for Freedom: Confronting Modern-Day Slavery' Oct. 21 The CNN Freedom Project [...]
China was recently downgraded to level 3, the lowest level, because so much human trafficking occurs in the country. The report says [...]
An investigation by CNN has uncovered that children are working at cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). They labor [...]
For the second time this year, US Customs and Border Protection has halted the import of goods suspected of being produced using forced [...]
Slaves suing traffickers is not new...
A diplomat from Bangladesh who was working in New York has been accused of forcing his servant to work up to 18 hours a day without [...]
A woman who was kidnapped by guerrillas in El Salvador nearly three decades ago and forced to work for them “under the threat of [...]
The United States has suspended imports of tobacco and tobacco products from Malawi over concerns that they were produced using forced [...]
That Valentine jewelry you just received. Where did it come from?
America was appalled when 10 migrants died in San Antonio while being smuggled into the country. But, in reality, those deaths are [...]
(img credit EEAS) The United Nations Security Council has hit six major human traffickers operating in Libya with sanctions in an [...]
A trafficking survivor says she wants to scream out for all survivors: "We need jobs, not pity!"
Ivanka Trump spoke about modern slavery on Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly. CNN reported that she referred to it as the [...]
Five female and three male anti-trafficking activists were performing a street play on human trafficking when a group of armed men on [...]
This article tells the stories of several women who endured the horrors of sex slavery. It also talks about those who have survived [...]
Don Riddell from CNN took a look at how the Dominican Republic is fighting sex trafficking. Up until 2003, the country did not have any [...]
The United States State Department has released its flagship Trafficking in Persons report, highlighting the state of human trafficking [...]
Slavery brands, similar to the tattoo that is emblazoned on 19-year-old Adriana's chest, were one signs of ownership that are now being [...]
Lazem is a four-year-old playing on a corner of waste land, alone with no one to speak to. He is finally safe, but up until a few days [...]
Nearly everyone agrees that children who have been trafficked for sexual exploitation deserve to be treated with care and respect. What [...]
Vacatur laws help victims of human trafficking. Nina [not her real name] was 14 when she ran away, met a woman who put her into the [...]
Two little sisters, a 5-year-old and a 3-month old, were rescued from human traffickers by undercover police in Denver as part of the [...]
The Dutch will press the UN Security Council to expand sanctions against human traffickers as the UN body meets this Wednesday. In [...]
Backpage.com has continually failed to comply with the Senate-issued subpoena about a sex-trafficking investigation by citing its First [...]
An auctioneer calls out “800, 900, 1,000, 1,100 …” but he’s not selling off a car or a piece of land. [...]
This Monday the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution to expand sanctions against traffickers in Libya. The Netherlands [...]
Natural disasters make the work of human traffickers easy. They can easily exploit people--adults and children--in the midst of the chaos...
There are over 30,000 children in orphanages in Haiti. But as CNN reports, the government believes that 80% of them aren’t [...]
Facebook has come under fire for allowing the “barbaric use of technology” that led to a girl in South Sudan being married [...]
Young girls living on or near tea plantations --poor, uneducated, and from families in heavy debt--are easy targets for traffickers..
A new report from Research Across Borders finds that 60% of domestic workers in Singapore say they have been exploited by their [...]
A severe drought in Afghanistan has led to families facing an impossible choice: starve or sell your own children to survive? For four [...]
Most of the 278 girls kidnapped from their school dorm in Nigeria two years ago by Boko Haram, are still missing. When the news was [...]
On Monday British lawmakers expressed their outrage about Libyan slave markets. Footage captured by CNN exposed the selling of African [...]
A new report from the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has found that the number of trafficked girls rose worldwide, [...]
Teens from Vietnam are drugged and smuggled into China to become child brides. Some are as young as 13-years-old and captured by human [...]
Isa Al-Maeda says life was difficult as a farmer in the Philippines, but at least she was near her siblings and parents. Wanting her [...]
After 15 years behind bars, Cyntoia Denise Brown has at last been granted clemency by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. She is due to be [...]
Will our next president be committed to ending slavery? The crime of human trafficking is second only to illegal drug trade worldwide, [...]
According to research by the Walk Free Foundation and the International Labour Organization, in 2016 there were 40.3 million people [...]
Rama is six months pregnant and worried about giving birth to her child. She’s just 22, earning a living by picking tea leaves on [...]
Norma Bastidas is a 49-year-old mother-of-two. She is also a human trafficking survivor. She is also an ultra-marathoner who has [...]
Although Singapore is known as an efficient, developed country, for many migrant workers from South Asia it is a huge struggle to be [...]
A new campaign is using six graffiti murals in New York City to raise awareness of child slavery around the world. NGO Street Art for [...]