Category Archives: Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking News and Updates

INTERVIEW-Follow the money to fight human trafficking, top Interpol director says

by Fabio Teixeira | @ffctt | Thomson Reuters Foundation RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Countries and companies need to share financial data if they hope to stop human trafficking, connecting governments and companies that often do not work together to fight crime, a top Interpol director said on Wednesday. Encouraging the private sector to share […]

Trafficking survivors are being failed the world over

Five million people are victims of sex trafficking today, but very few of them receive much-needed help and support. by Agnes Odhiambo & Heather Barr Human trafficking is a booming business. The recent arrest of Jeffrey Epstein in the US on charges of trafficking and sexual exploitation of girls is just one example of an urgent problem […]

Nigerian national given 6 life sentence & 129 years imprisonment for human trafficking

Six life sentences and an additional 129 years imprisonment was meted out to a Nigerian national for human trafficking and related charges after he kept three young girls hostage to work as sex slaves. Judge Natvarlil Ranchod, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, on Wednesday cited experts as saying that human trafficking is […]