Does Human Trafficking Need a New Definition?
Does internationally accepted terminology around human trafficking adequately capture African realities? Often what the international community labels as human trafficking is in fact locally accepted labour practices, writes Tuesday Reitano for ISS.
Unaccompanied children at the Musina/ Beit Bridge border in South Africa (file photo).
UN News, 30 July 2017
Criminal groups feed off the instability created by conflicts, and as links between wars, trafficking and migrant smuggling become more widely known, the United Nations is calling… Read more »
IPS, 28 July 2017
It is happening now. Millions of humans are forced to flee armed conflicts, climate change, inequalities, and extreme poverty. They fall easy prey to traffickers lurking anyone who… Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 20 July 2017
In the hilly outskirts of sunny Barcelona, Spanish scientist Sergi Santos looks proudly over what appears to be five busty women in tiny shorts and tank tops perched around his… Read more »
New Era, 31 July 2017
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM)'s global database has revealed that IOM has assisted 38,647 victims of human trafficking between 2006 and 2016. Read more »
Timothy Omotoso, the 59-year-old televangelist who is facing charges of sexual assault, rape and human trafficking of 30 girls and women linked to various branches of his church, ... Read more »