An Israeli company offered to pay a Costa Rican woman $20,000 to purchase her left kidney and a doctor reportedly paid for flights for the transplant to be carried out in March 2013, she and her husband said in a sworn statement.
The United States government says Ghanaian women are being forced into prostitution and forced labour in foreign countries, particularly in the Middle East.
According to the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report 2013, Ghanaian women migrating to the Middle East to work are forced into prostitution upon their arrival.
Yasmi Mohammed has left her sick mother at home in Morocco after promise of a job in Liberia, she agreed to travel far West of Africa to get a better shot at life to care for her sick mother.
Details emerging from the ongoing police investigation into a sex trade and human trafficking case involving two Lebanese nationals here, have linked the Chief Inspector of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization (BIN), Jebah Jabateh.
"In Lebanon, we have over the years provided thousands of job opportunities for different countries nationalities who have worked there and have honestly earned their living with no complain of "human trafficking or sex slavery", but I wonder why Liberians continue to brand us as promoting human trafficking and levying all sorts of allegations against us," were the words of Lebanese businessman Mr.
Libya, North Korea, Iran and Cuba are among 17 countries worldwide that have done little to combat human trafficking over the past year, according to a State Department report released Tuesday, down from the 23 nations identified a year ago
In its annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP), the department said the 17 countries failed to meet minimum international standards to curb trafficking and could face U.S.
The 3rd INTERPOL Regional Operational Workshop on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings has started in Tehran. Law enforcement officers and government officials from 15 countries such as Lebanon, Australia, Russia and Pakistan including representatives from the United Nations Office of Drug and Crime (UNODC), Economic Cooperation Org. (ECO), International Organization for Migration (IOM) and INTERPOL attended this 2-day conference.