Burundi, South Sudan are EAC's Weak Links in Human Trafficking
The two countries have been ranked in Tier 3 by the US State Department Trafficking in Persons Report meaning they did not make any effort to eliminate human trafficking. However, the other members of the East African Community - Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda also did not perform well in preventing and prosecuting human traffickers, but were listed in Tier 2 for their efforts.
Burundi, South Sudan - The Weak Link in Human Trafficking
East African, 9 July 2020
Burundi and South Sudan are lagging behind in the elimination of human trafficking, says US State Department Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) released in June.The two… Read more »
EAC Moving At a Snail's Pace
East African, 18 January 2020
When Jakaya Kikwete, then Tanzania's president, sharply criticised the "Coalition of the Willing" partners for sidelining other members of East African Community in their projects,… Read more »
Violent Conflicts 'Fuel Women Trafficking in Africa'
New Times, 28 November 2019
Women have been identified as the most victims of different violent conflicts across the African continent, a study by the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), has shown. Read more »
Legislative Assembly Passes Bill On Human Trafficking
New Times, 20 October 2016
The East African Legislative Assembly on Tuesday passed the EAC Anti-Trafficking in Persons Bill, and it will not be forwarded to heads of state for the regional bloc for final… Read more »
AllAfrica's publishing partners report on the evil of the trafficking of girls both from and to the continent. Read more »