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 …
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.
Armed conflicts today involve slavery in many different forms, from forced marriage to child soldiers.
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.
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.
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 …
Human trafficking and modern day slavery involve the illegal trade of people for exploitation or commercial gain and is a $150 billion global industry.
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.