Almost 36 million people are living as slaves across the globe with an index on Monday listing Mauritania, Uzbekistan, Haiti, Qatar and India as the nations where modern-day slavery is most prevalent.
Child labour refers to the work children should not be doing because they are too young, because it is not suitable for their age.
Not all work done by children should be classified as child labour.
The Court of First Instance also found the Filipina defendant, M.R., guilty of facilitating prostitution by two other female compatriots. The two other women, J.S. and J.V., aged 27 and 35, were sentenced to one year in prison each.
Ashley Onysko, 23, along with Jeremy Mack, 37, of Elyria, were charged in the human trafficking case after allegedly forcing a 16-year-old girl and 19-year-old woman to have sex for money, said Stephen D.
ELYRIA — An Elyria woman is facing federal human trafficking charges for her alleged role in a prostitution ring that pressed teenagers and young women into turning tricks to pay off their drug debts.
Editor's Note: Anti-trafficking expert Siddharth Kara is the author of “Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia,” providing the first comprehensive overview of bonded labor in South Asia.
In the third chapter of my new book on bonded labour, I explore the shrimp industry of Bangladesh.
This November, voters will consider the Californians Against Sexual Exploitation Act, which appears on the state’s ballot as Proposition 35. The CASE Act’s name is designed to draw automatic support: Who, after all, favors sexual exploitation? The initiative’s supporters, who include concerned citizens and former Facebook executive Chris Kelly, are committed to increasing fines and prison sentences for certain forms of sex trafficking, and their intentions are beyond reproach.