Indian migrant workers are coming to Armenia in increasing numbers. They pay large sums to agents and have high hopes for their future. But difficult conditions await them. Those profiting aren’t the migrant workers but others.
Three victims were deprived of their passports and forced into prostitution․
The Zestafoni District Court found the foreigner guilty of human trafficking and sentenced him to 12 years in prison, the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Georgia reported.
A youth hailing from Pattambi in Palakkad district of Kerala started his journey to Europe in search of better prospects six months ago.Read More
On the occasion of the International Anti-Slavery Day, “Tsayg” regional television company hosted Tigran Hovhannisyan, the head of the “Together Against Human Trafficking” program implemented by the “World Vision Armenia” charity organization, and Arzuman Harutyunyan, the head of the “Association of Audio-Visual Reporters” NGO organization, which co-implemented the program.Read More
On the occasion of International Anti-Slavery Day, “Kyavar” regional television company prepared an explanatory video about human trafficking and exploitation, which presents in detail the important information related to the problem and tells how a victim of trafficking is officially identified, what support mechanisms the state offers and which structures are involved in this process.Read More
December 2 is celebrated all over the world as the “International Day against Slavery”. On that day in 1949, the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention for the Suppression of Trafficking in Persons and Sexual Exploitation. The “white slavery” of the 21st century, human trafficking or exploitation, exists in almost every country. Sexual and labor exploitation, worst forms of child labor, forced marriage, sale of brides, forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflicts, involvement in begging, sale of organ tissues, etc. millions of women, men and children are trafficked every year.Read More
Finding and talking to a victim of trafficking in Armenia is not an easy task. Because of the national mentality, people are often afraid or embarrassed to discuss the details, but still we managed to talk to a woman who went through the hell of sexual slavery.Read More
Lilith (name changed) was an infant when her mother abandoned her, her sister and two brothers. The father and his relatives took care of the children, then the father ended up in the detention center, and the 4 children were in the orphanage. After leaving here, Lilit and her sister lived in the center of one of the non-governmental organizations for about two years, and then they both got married.Read More
Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the world. This is stated in the annual report of the US State Department. No country is free from human trafficking and exploitation, but as a rule, citizens of underdeveloped and developing countries become victims of crime.Read More
The Bureau of Justice Statistics published a report on Human Trafficking Statistics. This report details ongoing and completed efforts to measure and analyze the nationwide incidence of human trafficking, to describe characteristics of human trafficking victims and offenders, and to describe criminal justice responses to human trafficking offenses.Read More