human trafficking

 
Trafficked to Turin: the Nigerian women forced into sex work abroad in Italy
Trafficked to Turin: the Nigerian women forced into sex work abroad in Italy
It’s just after 9pm when the first Nigerian women start to appear on the streets of Asti, a small city near Turin in northern Italy. Some stand...
Nearly 250 000 slaves in South Africa, according to Global Slavery Index
Nearly 250 000 slaves in South Africa, according to Global Slavery Index
There are an estimated 248 700 modern slaves in South Africa, according to the Global Slavery Index report released on Tuesday.
Femicides rock Mexican tourist haven
Femicides rock Mexican tourist haven
Quintana Roo is Mexico’s sunshine state, a booming tourists’ playground that draws record numbers of holidaymakers to its golden beaches, coral...
Criminalising ukuthwala: Who will act against the perpetrators?
Criminalising ukuthwala: Who will act against the perpetrators?
Less than a month before her 13th birthday, Mbali* and her cousin were ambushed by a group of young men as the two girls were coming out of a...
Men in dock on sex trafficking charges
Men in dock on sex trafficking charges
The Cape Argus reported on Wednesday that the men were charged with multiple counts of rape, human trafficking, assault...
Report claims Ethiopian man is smuggling illegals
Report claims Ethiopian man is smuggling illegals
A confidential Lesotho government report has painted a lurid picture of a secret network - headed by a wanted Ethiopian - which is allegedly...
ANC's tough new line on refugees
ANC's tough new line on refugees
South Africa should take "robust steps" to refuse to grant refugee status to asylum seekers who have transited through one or more "safe" countries, according to the ANC policy discussion document released this week....
Deny bail to human trafficking suspects, urges ANCWL
Deny bail to human trafficking suspects, urges ANCWL
The ANC Women's League on Tuesday called for bail to be denied to four men charged with trafficking 16 young girls found at a building in Durban's...
Nigeria rescues 93 women from Mali 'sex slavery'
Nigeria rescues 93 women from Mali 'sex slavery'
Nigeria has evacuated from Mali 104 of its citizens, mostly women, either made to work as "sexual slaves" or suspected of involvement in human...
Slavery: That peculiar institution
Slavery: That peculiar institution
The recent arrest of anti-slavery protesters in
The rise of the African border town
The rise of the African border town
The border town of Kasumbalesa is about 90km south of Lubumbashi, the capital of Katanga province and the major industrial hub in the southeastern...
Mozambique newspaper retracts trafficking report
Mozambique newspaper retracts trafficking report
Mozambican newspaper Canalmoz on Wednesday retracted a story about human trafficking at the Komatipoort border and apologised to its readers...

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