Libya

Libya is a country in North Africa that has been marked by political instability, violence, and conflict in recent years. The country has a diverse population, with a mix of Arab, Berber, and other ethnic groups. Libya has significant oil reserves, but its economy has been negatively impacted by the ongoing conflict and instability.

 

 

Human trafficking by the numbers: New reports estimate millions of daily victims
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Human trafficking by the numbers: New reports estimate millions of daily victims

Trafficking and exploitation: how countries rank The Global Slavery Index, which includes forced marriage, ranks North Korea the worst: More than 1 in 10 people are estimated to be in conditions of modern slavery. In Eritrea, about 9 in 100 people are estimated to be modern slaves. About 3 in 100 people in Mauritania are…

Watch it! You may be handing your child over to a trafficker! – The Sun Nigeria
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Watch it! You may be handing your child over to a trafficker! – The Sun Nigeria

By Funke Busari Over time, most young Nigerians with promising careers have fallen victims of human traffickers. Many a time, it has taken the intervention of government agencies to rescue survivors from the jaws of death and life of regret. But many have not been so fortunate. Not a few have died from every form…

US says fight against human trafficking must include boys, young men 
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US says fight against human trafficking must include boys, young men 

The United States on Thursday denounced the little-known but growing global phenomenon of boys and young men caught up in forced labor trafficking. The condemnation came as part of a wider criticism of what Secretary of State Antony Blinken called “concerning trends” in human trafficking in general. In presenting the State Department’s annual 188-country trafficking…

How torture, inaction underpin UAE’s thriving sex trafficking industry
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How torture, inaction underpin UAE’s thriving sex trafficking industry

How torture, inaction underpin UAE’s thriving sex trafficking industry African women trafficked into the UAE are forced into debt and subjected to threats and violence, as they are kept in sexual slavery. The case of Christy Gold, who has been charged with sex trafficking in Nigeria, highlights the torment endured by these women in the…

U.S. among 17 countries that practice forced labor, a form of ‘modern slavery,’ report finds
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U.S. among 17 countries that practice forced labor, a form of ‘modern slavery,’ report finds

The 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States in 1865, with one exception: compulsory labor in prisons. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States,” it reads. Nearly 160 years later, the United States is one of…

Human Trafficking Statistics By Age, Venue, Type and Region – Enterprise Apps Today
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Human Trafficking Statistics By Age, Venue, Type and Region – Enterprise Apps Today

Introduction Human Trafficking Statistics: Today, we reside in a modern world but yet there is not a single day when illegal activities do not happen. Unfortunately, illegal activities are focused more on girls and women. Sexual violence in such cases badly affects their physical, emotional as well as mental health. And surprisingly, even developed countries…

NIS hands 11 victims of human trafficking to NAPTIP – Premium Times Nigeria
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NIS hands 11 victims of human trafficking to NAPTIP – Premium Times Nigeria

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has handed over 11 victims of human trafficking to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) Sokoto. The Service’s Public Relations Officer (SPRO), Controller of Corrections (CC), Tony Akuneme, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Mr Akuneme said the victims were repatriated back…

Children among 59 people killed in sailboat crash off Italy's coast – The Guardian
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Children among 59 people killed in sailboat crash off Italy's coast – The Guardian

Fifty-nine people, including a newborn baby and other children, have died after a wooden sailing boat believed to be carrying refugees wrecked against rocks off the coast of Italy’s Calabria region. Many of the bodies were reported to have washed up on a tourist beach near Steccato di Cutro, while others were found at sea….

COVID-19, Climate Change, Impunity & Conflicts Aggravating Human Trafficking – IDN-InDepthNews
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COVID-19, Climate Change, Impunity & Conflicts Aggravating Human Trafficking – IDN-InDepthNews

By Aurora Weiss VIENNA (IDN) — The COVID-19 pandemic has increased human trafficking using social networks and the Internet as a platform, Lead Author of the UNODC Global Reports on Trafficking in Persons, Fabricio Sarrica, told IDN. He was highlighting some salient aspects of the 2022 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons, the seventh…

Human trafficking moving deeper underground: UN report
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Human trafficking moving deeper underground: UN report

The United Nations Security Council votes to adopt a resolution to renew the authorization of vessel inspection and seizure off the coast of Libya to curb migrant smuggling and human trafficking at UN Headquarters in New York, on Sept. 29, 2021. (Ariana Lindquist/UN Photo/Handout via Xinhua) In addition to reducing opportunities for human traffickers to…