By: BBC https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-44438570
Nigerian authorities say they have rescued nine young girls and one boy who were being trafficked to Russia.
Five suspects, including a policeman and a quarantine officer, were arrested for allegedly facilitating their travel, the government agency fighting trafficking says. Read more
A victim of brutal gang rape at only 15, Sunitha Krishnan has transcended from a victim of sexual assault to a strong human rights advocate, helping thousands of victims of sex trafficking and sexual violence – women and children as young as 3 years old – find the courage to carry on with renewed hope and dignity.
STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR VAHRAM KAZHOYAN,
At the conference “Ten years of implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings: impact and challenges ahead”
Meeting of National Anti-Trafficking Co-ordinators and Rapporteurs Read more
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched the idea of an interactive map to help businesses fight human trafficking.
By Vestnik Kavkaza: http://vestikavkaza.ru/news/V-Marneuli-zaderzhali-podozrevaemuyu-v-trafikinge.html
In the Georgian city of Marneuli, law enforcement officers detained a 56-year-old woman suspected of human trafficking. This is reported on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.
By: LANSING, Mich (WLNS) http://www.wlns.com/news/human-trafficking-what-is-it/1164559342
The United Nations estimates 21 million people are victims of human trafficking. It’s a global problem, impacting every community, including ours here in Mid-Michigan. Read more
OSCE Alliance against Trafficking “Everyone has a Role: How to Make a Difference Together”, 23-24 April 2018, Vienna
11 representatives of the Armenia’s Working Group on Combating Human Trafficking, led by the head of the group Vahram Kazhoyan, participated in the 18th OSCE Alliance against Trafficking Conference entitled “Everyone has a Role: How to Make a Difference Together”, on April 23-24, 2018 in Vienna. The delegation’s participation was sponsored by the US Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Program. Read more
By ANDY NGUYEN, Los Angeles Times
Angela Guanzon was promised a good job and a good life if she emigrated from the Philippines to the United States, but after arriving in 2005, she was subjected to eating table scraps and sleeping in hallways.
Guanzon told her story of being an exploited worker Read more
By ANICK JESDANUN, AP TECHNOLOGY WRITER, ABC NEWS
A 1996 law that shields online services from being liable for what their users do would be weakened by a sex-trafficking bill awaiting President Donald Trump’s signature.
The law is what allows Facebook, Google and other leading companies to provide communications services. A company that hosts blogs doesn’t have to worry about being sued for defamation, Read more