Religion is often the business plan of fraudsters who lie effortlessly to their congregants
South Africa under-reports human trafficking cases and is poor at apprehending perpetrators
The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Bill will boost the industry and trafficking and drive it underground
South African victims as well as people from the rest of Africa and Southeast and East Asia are taken to the Middle East, the US and Europe
The Trafficking in Persons report says Cuba benefits financially from its ‘coercive’ labour export programmes to 66 countries
The Trafficking in Persons has found that the government does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so
Syndicates in Zimbabwe traffic Africans fleeing the strife in their countries to South Africa
In the face of their families’ poverty, young men, persuaded by the prospect of wealth or education, travel to Europe with their older female sponsors only to be trafficked for sex
South Africa’s scores 4.5 out of 10 for human trafficking, the 2021 Global Organised Crime Index finds
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In 2020, the national human-trafficking hotline reported 696 potential victims to authorities for further investigation, a 46.5% increase from the previous year
Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society
Criminals prey on desperate people by offering them false promises of a better life. In fact, they are coercing them into lives of exploitation and misery
Corruption and police complicity are hindering South Africa’s efforts to combat this crime
Edo State is Nigeria’s capital of human trafficking, and local authorities are seemingly powerless. Enter His Royal Majesty Oba Ewuare II
The Transport Sector Retirement Fund uses cellphone technology to regularly engage, inform and educate its members
Counsel for rape accused Timothy Omotoso has faced outrage for his cross-examination of Cheryl Zondi
Truck drivers are the eyes of the campaign, which combats horrific crime
Photojournalist, Seif Kousmate, photographed and interviewed current and former slaves in Mauritania and got imprisoned by police in the process.
They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.
Eritreans have become desensitised; the slavery in Libya is “the new normal”
In its traditional form, ukuthwala is a collusive strategy used by willing lovers to secure marriage negotiations. But the practice has mutated.
Hundreds of African refugees are being bought and sold in "slave markets" across Libya, but many do not survive the journey across the desert.
For nearly three decades, a thriving sex-trafficking industry has been operating between Nigeria and Italy. Can this woman help break the chain?
This is the harshest sentence ever handed down for human trafficking in South Africa and marked the culmination of a two-year long trial
Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.
Everything points to high-level complicity and a reluctance to enforce a law dealing with the crime
Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.
The Global Slavery Index report, released on Tuesday, monitors the extent of human trafficking and slavery around the world.
A string of women have been killed in Mexico’s top holiday destination, but the authorities are trying their best to downplay the murders.
Unless the new human trafficking Act – recently approved by President Jacob Zuma – is enforced, it may as well not exist, writes Lusanda Ngcaweni.
Four men accused of trafficking at least three women have appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court, says a report.