Sunita Duanwar was just 14 when she was trapped in a Mumbai brothel, sold into the sex industry and locked in a room until she was [...]
A new Indian law allows children to work in a family business. But advocates say they are concerned. The law may interfere with [...]
Bahrain and India have both agreed in an official statement to work together to curb human trafficking, to rescue victims, and to offer [...]
Today's Trafficking in Persons report (TIP) was watched closely by human rights advocates. United States placed Myanmar, Uzbekistan, [...]
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Sept 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The departure of a Saudi diplomat accused of repeatedly raping and [...]
In 2013 when China ended its atrocious penal system that used forced labor, the U.S. then removed that country from the global [...]
Zimbabwe outlawed child marriage this year, but many families continue to allow it if they receive a payment. That, however, may now [...]
In Yemeni, a 13-year-old Yemeni girl named Elham, died of internal injuries just four days after her arranged marriage to a man nearly [...]
By Emma Batha LONDON, Oct 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Anti-slavery campaigners called on Tuesday for a major increase in research [...]
A new Indian law aimed at protecting children, can curb trafficking in India...
Kenyan internally displaced persons (IDP) were surveyed recently in Kenya, and it was learned that 25% had been victims of human [...]
Prosecutors in Hungary charged two Romanian men with human trafficking, accusing them of trying to smuggle more than 100 migrants from [...]
Before the earthquake six months ago, Sumitra was a servant - one of an estimated 620,000 Nepalese children aged five to 17 working in [...]
Washington State Police free twelve victims of sex trafficking. Most had been brought to the Seattle area from South Korea and forced [...]
Emilia Fox plays Dr. Nikki Alexander in Silent Witness, but she has taken another role recently, that of Vanessa Hamilton, a [...]
In Tanzania, if a man marries a schoolgirl or impregnates her, he now may get thirty years in prison...
By Chris Arsenault Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Qatar has announced modest plans to reform its labor laws for foreign workers, [...]
Few companies really fight against forced labor. In fact studies show there are less than 25% that were doing a commendable job [...]
Mozambique has one of the highest incidences of child marriage in the world, but today, it reported its national plan to bring an end [...]
There were recently 19 Myanmar victims rescued from forced labor in Thailand. It is being called a rare policing success against the [...]
Many interest groups and unions have questions about the Pacific Trade Pact that was just finally released. . .
Mumbai red-light districts are being pushed out of the traditional areas and underground. As a result, social workers want to see [...]
A new film about sex trafficking in India will be produced by the man who brought us "Slumdog Millionaire", Tabrez Noorani...
A human trafficking increase of 25 percent was seen in India in 2015