#human trafficking

  • Article: Colombia to Train an 'Elite Unit' to Combat Human Trafficking
    Citizenship

    Colombia to Train an 'Elite Unit' to Combat Human Trafficking

    Aug. 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Victims of forced labor are often found in mining, agriculture, and as crop pickers in coca fields. Read more

  • Article: 2019 Could Be the Worst Year on Record for Human Trafficking in Thailand
    Citizenship

    2019 Could Be the Worst Year on Record for Human Trafficking in Thailand

    By Madeleine Keck|July 25, 2019

    Increased demand for cheap labor in neighboring Malaysia is spurring the jump in human trafficking. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Women and Girls at Great Risk of Human Trafficking, Survivor Says
    Girls & Women

    Indigenous Women and Girls at Great Risk of Human Trafficking, Survivor Says

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 28, 2019

    “They think we're broken, but we're not.” Read more

  • Article: City With 15,000 Homeless Kids Bans People From Giving Them Food or Money
    Food & Hunger

    City With 15,000 Homeless Kids Bans People From Giving Them Food or Money

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 29, 2019

    People who break the law could be jailed for up to six months or pay an $11 fine. Read more

  • Article: Christian Pakistani Girls Are Being Trafficked to China as Child Brides
    Girls & Women

    Christian Pakistani Girls Are Being Trafficked to China as Child Brides

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 8, 2019

    Nearly 1,000 young girl have been sold as brides to Chinese men through trafficking rings. Read more

  • Article: Teen Sex Trafficking Survivor Demands India Courts to Act
    Girls & Women

    Teen Sex Trafficking Survivor Demands India Courts to Act

    Feb. 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nasima was 14 when she was sold into a brothel — now she advocates for trafficked girls. Read more

  • Article: Activists Are Using This Surprising Item to Fight Sex Trafficking at the Super Bowl
    Girls & Women

    Activists Are Using This Surprising Item to Fight Sex Trafficking at the Super Bowl

    Feb. 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Big sporting events regularly trigger an influx of sex workers and human trafficking Read more

  • Article: At Least 20,000 Nigerian Girls Found After Being Sold Into Sex Slavery
    Girls & Women

    At Least 20,000 Nigerian Girls Found After Being Sold Into Sex Slavery

    By Jerica Deck  and  Julie Ngalle|Jan. 23, 2019

    NAPTIP says that they are in “slave-like conditions.” Read more