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.
The Child Protection Committee of the Community of Sanyang, under the Protect of Child Fund, The Gambia, on Friday, 14th June, 2013 held a stakeholders forum on child trafficking and other forms of child abuse and exploitation at the Kaira-Suu Federation Skills Centre in Sanyang.
‘Women and young girls are today being reduced to commodities and coerced into prostitution’
BEIJING: China and Russia on Thursday attacked a US government report that accused them of failing to do enough to combat human trafficking, a finding that could trigger sanctions by Washington.
BRUSSELS - The economic crisis is leading to a rise in the number of people being trafficked for sex, hard labour or organ donation, the EU commission said Monday (15 April,) but the vast majority of member states have failed to implement an anti-trafficking law.
MANILA -- The Philippines is no doubt a good resource for human trafficking, a United Nations (UN) official said Friday.
In a press conference, UN's Joy Ngozi Ezeilo lamented how Filipinos are being trafficked in different parts of the world.
The United States ranked North Korea among the world’s worst human trafficking countries, Wednesday, highlighting its practice of forced labor among other abuses.
In its annual Trafficking in Persons report, the State Department again designated the North as a “Tier 3” state along with 16 others with the poorest record of combating trafficking.