#Human Trafficking

  • Article: Human Trafficking Could Soar in Britain as Lockdown Is Eased, Says Anti-Slavery Chief

    Human Trafficking Could Soar in Britain as Lockdown Is Eased, Says Anti-Slavery Chief

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 12, 2020

    Traffickers could capitalise as businesses race to recruit low-paid workers. Read more

  • Article: UK Announces £76M to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse and Trafficking During Lockdown

    UK Announces £76M to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse and Trafficking During Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 4, 2020

    MP said the funds were to support people “trapped in a nightmare” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

  • Article: 232 Sex Trafficking Survivors Rescued by Niger Police

    232 Sex Trafficking Survivors Rescued by Niger Police

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 26, 2020

    The victims were forced into sex work in hostels and slums or sent to beg at markets. Read more

  • Article: Officials in Ivory Coast Just Rescued 137 Children from Trafficking

    Officials in Ivory Coast Just Rescued 137 Children from Trafficking

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Pia Gralki|Jan. 21, 2020

    They would have been destined to become child labourers and prostitutes. Read more

  • Article: More Than 600 Pakistani Girls And Women Sold as Brides to China

    More Than 600 Pakistani Girls And Women Sold as Brides to China

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 5, 2019

    “No one is doing anything to help these girls.” Read more

  • Article: 6 Experts Reveal How to Stop Essex Truck Deaths From Happening Again

    6 Experts Reveal How to Stop Essex Truck Deaths From Happening Again

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 11, 2019

    The deaths have sparked debate about Britain's approach to tackling smugglers and traffickers. Read more

  • Article: Domestic Workers Are Being Illegally Sold on Social Media Apps

    Domestic Workers Are Being Illegally Sold on Social Media Apps

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Maria Camila Montañez|Nov. 5, 2019

    Buyers in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia can search women by race and buy them for a few thousand dollars. Read more

  • Article: A Man Who Freed 5,000 Yazidi Women Is Getting the Recognition He Deserves

    A Man Who Freed 5,000 Yazidi Women Is Getting the Recognition He Deserves

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 29, 2019

    Hussein Al Qaidi is set to receive the Mother Teresa Award. Read more