Sold to out-of-state grooms who, in turn, sold them to others, the women who have managed to escape suffering have returned home to half lives – facing censure from …
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Arunachal’s Exclusionist Policy Towards Chakmas Has Led to Rampant Trafficking of Their Children
Without citizenship rights and even residence certificates, the community has no option but to take their chances with possibly fraudulent employers, hoping their children will not be enslaved.
Slavery and War Are Tightly Connected – But We Had No Idea Just How Much Until We Crunched the Data
Armed conflicts today involve slavery in many different forms, from forced marriage to child soldiers.
The Horror at Melilla: Another Colonial Massacre?
Not only does the recent Melilla massacre have racist undertones, but it also reeks of a coloniality that stubbornly continues to be prevalent in our world.
Chinese Scammers Enslave Jobless Teachers and Tourists in Cambodia
Cambodia shut its borders when COVID-19 struck, giving rise to new wave of trafficking, with stranded foreign workers and tourists lured into working for fraudulent investment schemes.
Three Women: Stories of Indian Trafficked Brides
Men and women operate as brokers, agents or suppliers, to facilitate marriages with brides in other states. In many cases, young women are often tricked, manipulated, abducted or coerced …
In Photos | Nigeria’s Trafficked Children Have Never Been to School
Human trafficking and modern day slavery involve the illegal trade of people for exploitation or commercial gain and is a $150 billion global industry.
The Anti-Trafficking Bill Will Make Sex Workers Less Safe
If India really wants to stop sex trafficking, legislators might consider asking sex workers in Kolkata how they keep the Sonagachi red light district safe and exploitation-free.