Human trafficking

Three arrested in Vietnam, Ireland over UK truck deaths

Irish man faces manslaughter charges, while 2 in Vietnam suspected to be involved in death of 39 people.

Three arrested in Vietnam, Ireland over UK truck deaths

Human Rights

Truck driver appears in court over 39 migrant deaths

Maurice Robinson faces manslaughter, human trafficking and money laundering charges.

Truck driver appears in court over 39 migrant deaths

Europe

UK truck deaths shine spotlight on human trafficking

The discovery of 39 bodies near London has raised concerns over the risks that smugglers force upon desperate people.

UK truck deaths shine spotlight on human trafficking

United Kingdom

Confessions of a cannabis farmer: The Vietnamese getting UK high

Gang members and migrants from Vietnam keep Britain's multi-billion dollar marijuana industry running.

Confessions of a cannabis farmer: The Vietnamese getting UK high

REWIND

Children for Sale: The Fight Against Child Trafficking in India

We investigate child trafficking in India, where millions of children and teenagers are forced into labour.

REWIND

Cambodia's Orphan Business: The Dark Side of 'Voluntourism'

Tourists volunteering in Cambodian orphanages may be unwittingly fuelling an industry that exploits children for profit.

Philippines

Baby in bag: US woman charged with trafficking at Manila airport

Woman charged with human trafficking, kidnapping after getting caught in Philippines while trying to catch flight to US.

Baby in bag: US woman charged with trafficking at Manila airport

Ghana

Nigerian women in Ghana exploited by smugglers, madams, 'priests'

Forced into prostitution, Nigerian women are victims of a network that uses 'fetish priests' to manipulate them.

Nigerian women in Ghana exploited by smugglers, madams, 'priests'

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