#human trafficking

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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 1, 2019

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Teen Sex Trafficking Survivor Demands India Courts to Act

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 27, 2019

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 1, 2019

    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

    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