Human trafficking

Nigeria government 'detaining' trafficking survivors: Report

According to a Human Rights Watch report, survivors of human trafficking are being locked up in shelters by government.

Nigeria government 'detaining' trafficking survivors: Report

Human trafficking

The South Asian women trafficked to Kenya's Bollywood-style bars

Victims from Nepal, India and Pakistan are lured to work in East African adult entertainment industry.

The South Asian women trafficked to Kenya's Bollywood-style bars

Opinion

Trafficking survivors are being failed the world over

Five million people are victims of sex trafficking today, but very few of them receive much-needed help and support.

Agnes Odhiambo

by Agnes Odhiambo
- Heather Barr

Agnes Odhiambo

Special series

World Day Against Human Trafficking: Must-Watch Documentaries

Speaking to both the victims and perpetrators of a multibillion-dollar industry that capitalises on human lives.

World Day Against Human Trafficking: Must-Watch Documentaries

Asia

Transnational crime boom a destabilising influence in SE Asia: UN

New report on how criminal groups rake in billions of dollars via drug trade, human trafficking and other activities.

Transnational crime boom a destabilising influence in SE Asia: UN

AJ Impact

More support for slavery survivors could bring economic benefits

Researchers say giving one year of financial support to survivors of modern slavery would outweigh the costs to the UK.

More support for slavery survivors could bring economic benefits

AJ IMPACT

Alex Acosta: Trump labour chief defends Jeffrey Epstein plea deal

Acosta gives no indication he'd resign after calls by Democrats for him to step down over handling of 2008 plea deal.

Alex Acosta: Trump labour chief defends Jeffrey Epstein plea deal

AJ Impact

Epstein's wealth: Is alleged sex offender really a billionaire?

Lawyers claimed Epstein is a billionaire, but his current business dealings are mysterious, so it's hard to tell.

Epstein's wealth: Is alleged sex offender really a billionaire?

Tunisia

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes off Tunisia

Eighty-two people are missing from the boat, which was carrying 86 refugees and migrants when it sank.

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes off Tunisia

AJ Impact

Modern slavery: Traffickers are targeting UK's homeless

Common recruitment tactics include exploiting various vulnerabilities like substance dependencies and language barriers.

Modern slavery: Traffickers are targeting UK's homeless

Human trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

Two countries downgraded to those that have failed to make significant anti-trafficking efforts.

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

Turkey

Turkey busts international human trafficking ring

One of Europe's most notorious people smugglers arrested, along with 19 others, in joint operation across Turkey.

Turkey police bust human trafficking ring, arrest smugglers

AJ Impact

UK ministers 'must act quickly' to end modern slavery: report

The UK's anti-slavery legislation may not be keeping pace with evolving crime. MPs are trying to sharpen the law.

UK ministers 'must act quickly' to end modern slavery: report

Rohingya

Rohingya girls rescued from traffickers in Bangladesh

Bangladesh police rescue 23 teenagers from being flown to Malaysia and arrest four human traffickers in a raid in Dhaka.

Rohingya girls rescued from traffickers in Bangladesh

Pakistan

Pakistan cracks down on Chinese trafficking of women

Raids launched after several Pakistani women allegedly lured into fake marriages and forced into prostitution.

Pakistan cracks down on Chinese trafficking of women