- December 11, 2013: Inquiry reveals hidden problem of human trafficking and slavery in NSW - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
A report released today warns the problem of human trafficking for exploitation in New South Wales is "far more widespread than anyone would care to estimate".
- December 11, 2013: Enslaved in plain sight: NSW inquiry - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
Slavery frequently occurs in family homes and businesses, an independent NSW inquiry into exploitation through human trafficking has found.
- December 10, 2013: British couple face human trafficking charges in France - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
Draguignan (France) (AFP) - A British couple is facing charges of human trafficking in a French court for allegedly keeping their Madagascan au pair in slave-like conditions and not paying her wages. A court in the southern city of Grasse on Monday heard how Robert and Sharon Moses made 23-year-old Sahobilalaina Vonintsoa work around the clock, confiscated her passport and prevented her from ...
- December 09, 2013: Public safety minister announces RCMP unit to fight human-trafficking - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
MONTREAL - The federal public safety minister has announced the creation of an RCMP unit that will work closely with law-enforcement partners in Quebec to fight human-trafficking in Canada and abroad. Steven Blaney says significant progress has been made over the past year but that much work remains to be done on what he calls the despicable crime of modern-day slavery in Canada. The RCMP has ...
- December 09, 2013: Maldives ratifies anti-human trafficking bill - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
Colombo, Dec 9 (IANS) Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has ratified the Anti-Human Trafficking Bill, making it a criminal offence in the country, media reported here Monday. The new legislation declares trafficking in people a criminal offence in the Maldives, reports Xinhua. The main objectives of the Anti-Human Trafficking Act include preventing trafficking of people through and across the ...
- December 10, 2013: Every Day in Cambodia: The women who sold their daughters to sex slavery - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
A neighborhood in Cambodia is a global hotspot for the child sex trade. The people selling the children? Too often, their parents. CNN Freedom Project and Mira Sorvino, award-winning actress and human rights activist, investigate in a major new documentary, "Every Day in Cambodia", which airs for the first time on CNN International on Saturday at […]
- December 09, 2013: 'Operation Hope' and Sara Sidner win TV award - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
Senior International Correspondent Sara Sidner has won a prestigious television award for her CNN Freedom Project documentary, "Operation Hope". The documentary, aired earlier this year, was a powerful update to Sidner's original reporting in 2011 about a seven-year-old Bangladeshi boy who was viciously attacked, castrated and left for dead because he refused to be forced […]
- December 09, 2013: Police: 3 freed, 2 arrested in UK slavery bust - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
British police have freed three men and arrested two people as part of a human trafficking bust. The rescues came in a series of raids, part of an investigation into forced labor and human trafficking called "Operation Wanderer". The three men who were freed included one in his 30s, one in his 40s and one in […]
- December 04, 2013: How traffickers use technology - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
Modern day slavery is a high-tech crime. Criminals use many methods to lure and traffic their victims, including websites and games. Investigators and police in San Francisco give an insight.
- November 22, 2013: After 30 years held as a slave, what is the recovery process? - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
Three "extremely traumatized" women are being cared for by a charity after managing to leave a London house where they had allegedly been held captive for more than 30 years. Experts say compassion, time and allowing freedom of choice are essential to the rehabilitation process. Aneeta Prem, founder of the Freedom Charity, which was contacted […]