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New Human Trafficking Routes Identified In Kenya

New Human Trafficking Routes Identified In Kenya

A new report has identified additional smuggling routes, once again revealing Kenya’s intricate web of extensive criminal activity with well established local and international networks. The report comes barely three months after the US Trafficking in Persons Report 2020, placed Kenya in the list of countries with the worst human trafficking trends in the world. […]

FG Rescues 23-Year-Old Nigerian Lady Trafficked To Lebanon

FG Rescues 23-Year-Old Nigerian Lady Trafficked To Lebanon

A Nigerian woman trafficked to Lebanon, Omolola Ajayi, has been rescued and now in the custody of the Nigerian Embassy in Beirut. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, in a WhatsApp message yesterday, said Ms Ajayi would return to Nigeria soon. “Update on the viral video of a trafficked Nigerian girl in Lebanon. She is now […]

Ivory Coast Pledges Trafficking Crackdown As 137 Child Victims Are Rescued

Ivory Coast Pledges Trafficking Crackdown As 137 Child Victims Are Rescued

Ivory Coast police on Monday vowed to ramp up efforts to stop child trafficking after rescuing 137 children from forced labour and sex work in the first major operation in several years. Police surrounded the southeastern town of Aboisso for 48 hours last week and searched vehicles, cocoa plantations and nearby villages for children who […]

Five Aims For The Anti-Slavery Fight In 2020

Five Aims For The Anti-Slavery Fight In 2020

With a decade for the world to meet a United Nations target of ending modern slavery, experts say anti-slavery efforts must be guided by survivors, supported by law enforcement and kept at the top of the global activism agenda. About 40 million people globally are estimated to be enslaved – in forced labour and forced […]

Rape-Accused Omotoso To Spend Third Christmas Behind Bars Pending Concourt Judgment

Rape-Accused Omotoso To Spend Third Christmas Behind Bars Pending Concourt Judgment

Despite all the efforts of rape-accused pastor Timothy Omotoso to secure his release from jail, he will still spend Christmas behind bars. This year, Omotoso will spend his third Christmas at St Albans Correctional Centre, since his arrest in April 2017. During a brief appearance in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on […]

India’s Human Traffickers Escaping Punishment- Data Shows Few Convictions

India’s Human Traffickers Escaping Punishment- Data Shows Few Convictions

Poor enforcement of the law by stretched police means that many slave-owners escape punishment, said, anti-trafficking campaigners Less than 1% of Indians charged with slavery offences during the past decade were convicted, research showed on Tuesday, as anti-slavery campaigners called for tougher action on human traffickers to stop them preying on people. Out of 429 […]

NGOs In Italy And Nigeria Join Forces Against Human Trafficking

NGOs In Italy And Nigeria Join Forces Against Human Trafficking

The Nigerian Women Association (NWA) Verona Italy in collaboration with the Child Protection Network (CPN) Kosofe, are bent on restoring the image of Nigeria through the support of victims of human trafficking while combating the recurrent menace. To achieve this drive, the NWAV launched an initiative, INsigHT, to build capacity to deal with human trafficking […]

Rescued Human Trafficking Victims In Thailand Nears Record High

Rescued Human Trafficking Victims In Thailand Nears Record High

Demand for cheap labour in neighbouring Malaysia is causing a jump in the illegal trade The number of human trafficking victims rescued in Thailand is set to hit a record high this year, according to government data, with demand for cheap labour in neighbouring Malaysia causing a jump in the illegal trade. Thai police have […]

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 […]

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