Bringing Light to the Darkness of Human Trafficking (Trafficking in Persons)

Human Trafficking News

India: Mother sells 15-year-old daughter for Rs100,000, DCW rescues minor after she escapes

"Nisha told the commission about Abdul who has a record of child trafficking and how he had offered her mother an amount of Rs1 lakh if she would agree for her daughter to be married off to a 62-year-old man in Haryana."

South Africa - Nigerian man who used girls as sex slaves slapped with six life sentences plus 126 years

"The case of three young victims around the ages of 13 and 14, lured from the streets by other young girls acting as recruits, and used as sex slaves in a brothel owned by Odi, was heard by the court behind closed doors for months."

Northern Ireland - Sex purchase ban has had ‘minimal to no effect’ on demand, supply or human trafficking

"Northern Ireland’s ban on the purchase of sex has had “minimal to no effect” on demand for paid sex, the number of sex workers or levels of human trafficking for human exploitation, according to research commissioned by the Department of Justice."

Hyderabad: NIA registers first human trafficking case, arrests three on accusation of sexually exploiting Bangladeshi women

"The three are accused of being involved in illegal trafficking of Bangladeshi women to Hyderabad and sexually exploiting them. They are accused of running a prostitution racket with illegally trafficked Bangladeshi women."

What is Human Trafficking

“Trafficking in Persons (human trafficking) is defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.” (UN's Trafficking in Persons Protocol)

Human Trafficking Safety Tips

A few tips one can follow to try and prevent becoming a victim of human trafficking. This include tips for children, social media, meeting strangers...

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