Alarming Sex Slavery Reports from Uganda

Under the guise of job offers, young girls are being taken from their homes and forced into prostitution, according to a survey commissioned by the government.

How Ugandans are being duped into sex slavery

  • Uganda:  I Joined Prostitution at 15

    New Vision, 27 October 2012

    I had never imagined engaging in prostitution. But for about four years, I have been involved in this business which no-one respects. read more »


  • Uganda:  Egyptian Diplomat Wanted for Trafficking Ugandan Girls

    The Observer, 25 October 2012

    The Uganda government is in a legal and diplomatic dilemma over an Egyptian diplomat it accuses of trafficking in humans. The incident happened in Kampala in June, but the official ... read more »

  • Uganda:  How Locals Are Being Duped Into Sex Slavery

    New Vision, 5 August 2012

    Having spent three years without a job, the offer was too juicy for her to refuse. She was promised a lucrative part time job in a four-star hotel, an opportunity to study in ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Uganda's Children Living With Sexual Violence

    The Observer, 10 July 2012

    One can hardly fail to come across acts of sexual violence against children in the media on a weekly, if not daily basis. The most recent highly publicized case, which many people ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Human Trafficking Drive Needs Rescuing

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 28 June 2012

    Uganda set up a national human trafficking task force in April, but a national action plan to combat trafficking - originally due in June - could be delayed for months as officials ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Child Sex Tourism

    The Independent, 9 April 2012

    Today is a sad moment for the Ugandan woman," Miria Matembe the Executive Director of Centre for Women in Governance started off on a sad note. read more »

  • Uganda:  Women Trafficked Into Sex Work

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 5 March 2012

    The growing number of Ugandan women being recruited into forced sex work abroad has led to a government investigation into human trafficking. read more »