#modern day slavery

  • Article: New Taskforces Will Investigate 'Missing Womb' Scandal in India

    New Taskforces Will Investigate 'Missing Womb' Scandal in India

    Aug. 2, 2019

    "Our main takeaway was that almost 95% of hysterectomies performed in India are unnecessary." 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

  • Article: IBM Wants to Use AI to Stop Human Trafficking Before It Occurs

    IBM Wants to Use AI to Stop Human Trafficking Before It Occurs

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 19, 2018

    Data hub will collect info on money movement and compare it to ways that traffickers move money. Read more

  • Article: Rohingya Refugee Girls Were Sold Into Forced Labor, UN Says

    Rohingya Refugee Girls Were Sold Into Forced Labor, UN Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 17, 2018

    The International Organization for Migration has identified scores of human trafficking cases. Read more

  • Article: Nadia Murad Is Using 100% of Her Nobel Peace Prize Money to Fight Sex Trafficking

    Nadia Murad Is Using 100% of Her Nobel Peace Prize Money to Fight Sex Trafficking

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 11, 2018

    Murad was awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize last week. Read more

  • Article: Interpol Rescues 85 Child Slaves From Sudan's Streets and Gold Mines

    Interpol Rescues 85 Child Slaves From Sudan's Streets and Gold Mines

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 11, 2018

    Police found some children as young as 10 handling dangerous chemicals. Read more

  • Article: South Korean and Taiwanese Protesters Mark First-Ever 'Comfort Women' Day

    South Korean and Taiwanese Protesters Mark First-Ever 'Comfort Women' Day

    By Sophie Maes|Aug. 14, 2018

    An estimated 200,000 women were enslaved during WWII. Read more