#Human Trafficking

  • Article: After Being Freed From Slavery, This Little Girl Wouldn’t Rest Until Her Friend Was Safe Too

    After Being Freed From Slavery, This Little Girl Wouldn’t Rest Until Her Friend Was Safe Too

    From International Justice Mission|July 30, 2020

    Esther* was between just four and eight years old when she was trafficked in Ghana. Read more

  • 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