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This Terrain Of Trafficking Women For Sex – What Should Be Done

This Terrain Of Trafficking Women For Sex – What Should Be Done

A new report by the CNN has revealed how some women trafficked from Nigeria are forced into prostitution in a park in Paris, capital city of France. Over the years, stories of women deceived into giving up their money for a “better life” in Europe but later forced into prostitution, have made news headlines. In […]

Human Trafficking Suspect Nabbed In Cape Town, Two Women Freed

Human Trafficking Suspect Nabbed In Cape Town, Two Women Freed

The case against a Milnerton man, who faces charges involving human trafficking, has been postponed. Chibuike Innocent Nwosu, 39, made a brief appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Monday, following his arrest last Thursday. Hawks spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha said Nwosu was nabbed while they were following up on information regarding an apparent […]

Various Women Platforms Fight Human Trafficking In Zimbabwe

Various Women Platforms Fight Human Trafficking In Zimbabwe

Slave trade may ring ancient but it is alive and full-tilt world over. New forms of objectification include human trafficking, debt bondage, sex slavery and child labour. More than 200 Zimbabwean women were trafficked to Kuwait for slavery by a shady syndicate implicating a member of the Mid-eastern country’s diplomatic mission in Harare last year. […]

African Migrants Sold In Libya ‘Slave Markets’, Says IOM

African Migrants Sold In Libya ‘Slave Markets’, Says IOM

Africans trying to reach Europe are being sold by their captors in “slave markets” in Libya, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said. According to a BBC report on Tuesday, victims have told IOM that after being detained by people smugglers or militia groups, they were taken to town squares or car parks to […]

Woman Arrested Over Human Trafficking

Woman Arrested Over Human Trafficking

Police in Tororo have arrested a 37-year-old woman suspected to be a human trafficker. The woman, a casual labourer and resident of Akolodongo village, Malaba Town Council in Tororo District, was arrested on Monday at her home after she allegedly trafficked two young girls to neighbouring Kenya. The woman is suspected to have taken advantage […]

Cambodians Sue US And Thai Firms Over Trafficking And Forced Labour Claims

Cambodians Sue US And Thai Firms Over Trafficking And Forced Labour Claims

Cambodian villagers have filed a lawsuit against four companies that supply American supermarkets, claiming they were trafficked to work under slavery-like conditions in a Thai seafood factory that exports to the US. The civil lawsuit, filed in June in a California federal court, accuses the US and Thai firms of knowingly profiting from the villagers’ […]

Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking On The Rise In UK

Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking On The Rise In UK

Efforts to eradicate modern slavery in the UK are failing, with the number of potential victims being trafficked into Britain rising by 245% over the last five years, according to official figures. Police and other authorities identified 3,266 people last year thought to have been the victims of modern slavery compared with 946 in 2011, […]

Zimbabwe: 14 More Kuwait Trafficking Victims Back

Zimbabwe: 14 More Kuwait Trafficking Victims Back

FOURTEEN more Zimbabwean women arrived in the country yesterday from Kuwait where they were subjected to slavery. The women were lured by a syndicate of dubious employment agents who promised them lucrative jobs in the tiny Arab country. Government funded the return of the women through the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare. […]

A Beer To Curb Human Trafficking Introduced In Uganda

A Beer To Curb Human Trafficking Introduced In Uganda

It is rare for one to start up a business with a noble cause rather than making profits. It was not the same case last weekend when Not For Sale Ale, an International beer was launched. For starters, Not For Sale Ale beer is actually for sale but the sales from the beer are used […]

Myanmar Women Put In Danger By Ban On Maids Working Overseas

Myanmar Women Put In Danger By Ban On Maids Working Overseas

Van Biak had only been away from her family in Leilet in north-west Myanmar for two weeks, but her mother was in tears as they embraced on the veranda. Biak and her older sister, Van Hnem, left to find work as maids in Singapore with few job opportunities in their remote village in Chin state, […]

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