Somalia: Human Trafficking on the Increase
Officials in Somalia's self-declared independent state of Somaliland are concerned over a rise in human trafficking in the region.
Police Break Up Group Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation in Europe
Police in Italy and across Europe have arrested a group of mainly Nigerian citizens accused of trafficking women for sex, European police agency Europol said.
Nigeria Shows Political Will to Investigate, Prosecute, and Convict Human Trafficking Cases
It's not every day that the US government gives Nigeria a shout-out for a job well done.
Africa Union To Launch Initiative Against Human Trafficking
The African Union Commission announced that it will launch an initiative against trafficking in human beings, AU.COMMIT Campaign, among African population within the continent and in the Diaspora.
Child Trafficking in Senegal
Child trafficking found at the complicated intersection of greed and tradition.
Protecting Victims of Human Trafficking in Southern Africa
Policy makers and senior government officials from Southern Africa meet on 22 April 2008 in Durban to address the urgent need to set up adequate protection mechanisms for victims of trafficking in Southern Africa.
Guinea's Children Face Threat of Abandonment, Trafficking
Authorities and aid workers in Guinea say children in impoverished areas are increasingly being abandoned by their families, leaving them on their own, exploited as workers, or at the mercy of traffickers.
Research on Trafficking of Men for Labour Exploitation in Africa
New research to be carried out by IOM in Africa will shed some light on the trafficking of men for labour exploitation, an area long overlooked and consequently, little known about.
NGO in Nigeria Says Child Abandonment Promotes Trafficking
An Non-government organsiation Child Rights and Rehabilitation Network (CRARN) has linked the high rate of child trafficking in Akwa Ibom State to frequent cases of abandoned children.
Winning War Against Women Trafficking in Nigeria
The trafficking in women and children in the society has become a major source of worry to many concerned individuals, governments, non-governmental organisations and civil societies.
Single Trafficking Act needed in South Africa
South Africa urgently needs legislation to counter human trafficking, particularly to help the people who are abused, a panel discussion in Pretoria heard.
Judges in South Africa Asked to Clamp Down on Trafficking
South Africa is being used as a destination and transit point, as well as a source for human trafficking, the International Association of Women Judges was told at a conference in Boksburg.
Combating Human Trafficking a Priority in South Africa
Human trafficking is an evil as terrible as the Atlantic slave trade of the past, Chief Justice Pius Langa said.
US Monitors Uganda on Human Trafficking
THE US has placed Uganda on its watchlist of countries dogged by human trafficking.
West Africa Urged to Reduce Vulnerability of Children to Trafficking
At an international meeting on trafficking in children and armed conflict taking place from 26-28 November in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Antonio Maria Costa, urged governments of West and Central Africa to reduce the vulnerability of children to human trafficking.
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