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Rwanda: Concerns Grow Over Changing Face of Human Trafficking
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Rwanda: Concerns Grow Over Changing Face of Human Trafficking

Officials and activists have called for improved efforts to fight against human trafficking in the face of rising technology. On Tuesday, November 22, activists, academics and government officials, among other dignitaries from different parts of the continent convened in Kigali for the Africa Regional Freedom from Slavery Forum, where they discussed a number of things…

UAE, UN train specialists in fighting human trafficking | Crime – Gulf News
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UAE, UN train specialists in fighting human trafficking | Crime – Gulf News

Screenshot of virtual press conference announcing the launch of the training Dubai: A group of 118 trainees from regional law enforcement agencies will engage in the latest edition of a programme for human trafficking specialists to gain investigation skills and the latest methods in detecting human trafficking rings. During a press conference held virtually, Major…

300 Arrests in Global Crackdown on Human Trafficking Groups – HS Today
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300 Arrests in Global Crackdown on Human Trafficking Groups – HS Today

In an INTERPOL-led crackdown on the criminal groups behind human trafficking and migrant smuggling, authorities across 44 countries have rescued nearly 700 victims of human trafficking. Operation Weka II was carried out from June 12-17, where officers progressed cases and carried out intensified checks at border points. Results so far have yielded a total of…

Breaking: Woman Recruited for Drug Trafficking in Brazil, Intercepted. Suspect Arrested!
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Breaking: Woman Recruited for Drug Trafficking in Brazil, Intercepted. Suspect Arrested!

We are celebrating over 30,000 interceptions this month! That’s over 30,000 people prevented from being sold into human trafficking. Here are just a few of those stories of freedom. Namibia: Woman Recruited for Drug Trafficking in Brazil, Intercepted. Suspect Arrested! A Namibian female was en route to Brazil when she was stopped by our team…

Women are safer when they know their rights: Human trafficking survivor on initiative to protect others
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Women are safer when they know their rights: Human trafficking survivor on initiative to protect others

Favor left her parents’ household at a very young age due to bad living conditions. She went to live with an aunt hoping for a better life, unaware that it was just the beginning of her suffering. When she was only 15 years old, her aunt sent her to work as a vendor on the…

Guest Worker Visas and Labor Trafficking: Weaknesses in the H2 Visa Programs
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Guest Worker Visas and Labor Trafficking: Weaknesses in the H2 Visa Programs

Research needs to be done to reveal the cause or causes of the slow adoption of fundamental training of law enforcement and immigration officials on human trafficking, especially labor trafficking.

First Person: Fighting human trafficking in Malawi
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First Person: Fighting human trafficking in Malawi

I was a young, recent law graduate when I first experienced the horrors of human trafficking. It was in 1998. I was working for a human rights NGO and attending a workshop in South Africa. A taxi driver told me about two girls from my home country who worked in a bar in Johannesburg. He was very concerned about them.