Before the earthquake six months ago, Sumitra was a servant - one of an estimated 620,000 Nepalese children aged five to 17 working in [...]
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Washington Police Free Twelve Victims of Sex Trafficking
Washington State Police free twelve victims of sex trafficking. Most had been brought to the Seattle area from South Korea and forced [...]
Emilia Fox Hopes her New Role Shines Light
Emilia Fox plays Dr. Nikki Alexander in Silent Witness, but she has taken another role recently, that of Vanessa Hamilton, a [...]
Tanzania Tackles Child Marriage
In Tanzania, if a man marries a schoolgirl or impregnates her, he now may get thirty years in prison...
World Cup Host and Modern Slavery
By Chris Arsenault Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Qatar has announced modest plans to reform its labor laws for foreign workers, [...]
Few Companies Fight Forced Labor
Few companies really fight against forced labor. In fact studies show there are less than 25% that were doing a commendable job [...]
Mozambique Launches Plan to End Child Marriages
Mozambique has one of the highest incidences of child marriage in the world, but today, it reported its national plan to bring an end [...]
Myanmar Victims Rescued in Thailand
There were recently 19 Myanmar victims rescued from forced labor in Thailand. It is being called a rare policing success against the [...]
Unions and Lawmakers Concerned about Pacific Pact
Many interest groups and unions have questions about the Pacific Trade Pact that was just finally released. . .
Mumbai Red-Light Districts Go Underground
Mumbai red-light districts are being pushed out of the traditional areas and underground. As a result, social workers want to see [...]
Film About Sex Trafficking in India
A new film about sex trafficking in India will be produced by the man who brought us "Slumdog Millionaire", Tabrez Noorani...
Trafficking Increase of 25% Seen in India
A human trafficking increase of 25 percent was seen in India in 2015
Thai Police Arrest Human Trafficking Agent
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police arrested a man who coerced 100+ men to work for low wages on illegal fishing vessels...
Ugandan Sex Trafficking–Lies and Coercion
Ugandan sex trafficking is a growing concern. This article tells the story of of Sarah Nakintu (not her real name) from Uganda's [...]
Former Prostitute Writes Letter to Her Clients
A former prostitute wrote an open letter to her past customers. It is included in a new book, Prostitution Narratives...
Ten Global Facts About Human Trafficking
Human trafficking can mean captive labor on the seas to domestic workers trapped in private homes to children and women forced to [...]
Young Trafficking Survivor Tells Her Story to Help Others
In Mexico, Karla Jacinto spent four years under the control of a Mexican pimp in Guadalajara. She was befriended by the young man [...]
India Hopes to Increase Punishment for Traffickers
India hopes that a new proposed bill in India will slow down human trafficking by raising the penalties for offenders and offer [...]
Goa Lawmaker Arrested for Trafficking
In India's beach region of Goa, a lawmaker has been arrested for human trafficking--buying, drugging, and raping a 16-year-old girl. [...]
Mosques Condemn Indian City for the Sale of Brides to Arab Men
Authorities reported on Monday that Mosques in the Indian technology hub of Hyderabad are joining a growing campaign to stop [...]
Sex Traffickers Using Online Sources to Lure
Nicole was only 17-year-old when she met a man online who told her he would take care of her while her mother served time in prison...
Ugandan Children Learn about Trafficking
When Ugandan children recently received new school books, they were being taught about human trafficking involving boys and girls being [...]
Kriti Bharti, Activist Stopping Child Marriage
Kriti Bharti, 29, is a child marriage activist in India who has stood up against death threats to save victims of child marriages. She [...]
Brain Trust Considers Satellites and Technology to End Slavery
The Daily Mail reports that a group of academics from fifteen different disciplines are putting their heads together at the University [...]