West African Human Trafficking is Catalyst for Child Abuse
Akissi was not even 10 when she was sent abroad from Togo to work as a domestic servant for a woman who beat her and twice forced chilli peppers into her vagina to punish her.
Women and Children Trafficked at South African Border
South Africa is the main destination in Southern Africa for human trafficking and 60 percent of the victims are children and young girls under the age of 15.
A Report by Save the Children Reveals Millions of Children Live as Child Slaves
On the 200th anniversary of the Slave Trade Act, a new report by Save the Children reveals millions of children are still living as child slaves.
Slavery of Africans in Britain
Brought into the country under false identities and tricked into leaving their families with the promise of an education and a better future, hundreds of African children are being trafficked into the UK for a life of servitude, according to human rights campaigners.
Nigerian Nuns Set Up Home for Victims of Human Trafficking
Nigerian nuns are celebrating the realization of their dream to set up a home for rescued victims of human trafficking, a worsening evil in the country and West Africa in general.
Activists Urge Zambian Government to Crack Down on Human Trafficking
Each year, human traffickers in southern Africa lure young children and adolescent women from their home countries into the sex industry, while others are forced into child labor.
Trafficking of African Women is Thriving
Trafficking of women from West Africa to Europe for sexual exploitation is thriving amid inaction from African governments, experts at a regional conference on the issue in Senegal.
Child Trafficking on the Rise in Southern Africa
Child trafficking continues unabated in Africa but efforts to rehabilitate those affected is hampered by poverty and long-held traditions, a regional forum has heard.
Sexual Exploitation in Italy
There is a side to the Eternal City that most of us are loathe to acknowledge.
Trafficking of Thai Women to South Africa a Concern for Thai Officials
The trafficking of young Thai women who become the playthings of local men has increased to enormous proportions, the Thai government has said.
Gambia to Host Summit on Human Trafficking
The Gambia in collaboration with the African Tourism and Development Organisation and Sub-sahara Inter Agency Network Against Human Trafficking, Sexual exploitation in Tourism, and Illegal Migration will host its first annual training summit from the 12-14 April, 2007, at Sun Beach Hotel, Bakau.
UN Taps African Religious Leaders in Fight Against Human Trafficking
The United Nations is seeking to enlist religious groups in Africa in the war against human trafficking.
University of New Haven Professor Studies Human Trafficking
What keeps Professor Mario Gaboury going are the survivor stories.
Child Trafficking a Concern in South Africa
The harrowing case of seven-year-old Sheldean Human of Pretoria Gardens, who disappeared two weeks ago and was found dead, has reignited public fears over the abduction of children and child trafficking.
Police in Durban, South Africa Use Unique Tactics to Combat Sex Trafficking
Police have appealed to the clients of a Durban brothel, suspected of being part of an international human trafficking syndicate to assist them, or face an embarrassing public visit.
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