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
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police arrested a man who coerced 100+ men to work for low wages on illegal fishing vessels...
Ugandan sex trafficking is a growing concern. This article tells the story of of Sarah Nakintu (not her real name) from Uganda's [...]
A former prostitute wrote an open letter to her past customers. It is included in a new book, Prostitution Narratives...
Human trafficking can mean captive labor on the seas to domestic workers trapped in private homes to children and women forced to [...]
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 that a new proposed bill in India will slow down human trafficking by raising the penalties for offenders and offer [...]
In India's beach region of Goa, a lawmaker has been arrested for human trafficking--buying, drugging, and raping a 16-year-old girl. [...]
Authorities reported on Monday that Mosques in the Indian technology hub of Hyderabad are joining a growing campaign to stop [...]
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...
When Ugandan children recently received new school books, they were being taught about human trafficking involving boys and girls being [...]
Kriti Bharti, 29, is a child marriage activist in India who has stood up against death threats to save victims of child marriages. She [...]
The Daily Mail reports that a group of academics from fifteen different disciplines are putting their heads together at the University [...]
Without credible data, nations have little hope of effectively fighting human trafficking...
Over 160 trafficked Nepalis have been rescued by authorities in India in aftermath of two major earthquakes...
Cardinal Vincent Nichols is the most senior Catholic in England and Wales and he has launched a battle against modern slavery that will [...]
According to the Daily Mail, a construction worker from Nepal was fired from his job in Qatar after being interviewed by a delegation [...]
Religious sisters pose as prostitutes to rescue victims of slavery by going into brothels and buying children back...
South Asian technology may get victims who have been rescued from human trafficking back to their families faster...victims, for [...]
India drafted a new law to combat human trafficking. Millions of victims in India--mostly children--are forced into slavery every year...
Afolake Adeniji was an employee in the fraud department at a job center in east London when she persuaded 13-year-old Iyabo Prosper to [...]
A U.N. General Assembly think tank, and the private anti-slavery Freedom Fund has said that "Slavery persists because we let it persist"...
By Megan Twohey, Mica Rosenberg and Ryan McNeill NEW YORK Feb 19 (Reuters) - Nestor Molina has made a living looking for Honduran [...]
The 2016 Global Slavery Index, a report just released by the Walk Free Foundation, reveals that there are more slaves in the world than [...]
Oxfam is warning that supermarkets in the West are using their purchasing power to force their suppliers to cut prices, thereby [...]