Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

Posted on by editor

Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

A new UN report published on Monday shows that human trafficking is on the rise and taking on “horrific dimensions”, with sexual exploitation of victims the main driver. Children now account for 30 per cent of those being trafficked, and far more girls are detected than boys.

Source: news.un.org/en/story/2019/01/1029912

Posted in Uncategorized

UN human trafficking report: Record number of girls reported as victims

Posted on by editor

UN human trafficking report: Record number of girls reported as victims

UN human trafficking report: Record number of girls reported as victims

Girls account for almost a quarter of all trafficking victims detected globally, according to an new UN report.

Source: www.cnn.com/2019/01/07/world/un-2018-global-report-on-trafficking-in-persons/index.html

Posted in Uncategorized

Peru police bust ‘baby trafficking ring’

Posted on by editor

Peru police bust ‘baby trafficking ring’

Peru police bust ‘baby trafficking ring’

The former head of Peru’s national police is among those arrested for alleged baby trafficking.

Source: www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-46124647?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.com/news/topics/c77jz3mdmr3t/human-trafficking

Posted in Uncategorized

What to know about human trafficking in Arizona: fact versus fiction

Posted on by editor

What to know about human trafficking in Arizona: fact versus fiction

What to know about human trafficking in Arizona: fact versus fiction

Misconceptions about the realities of human trafficking in Arizona can be dangerous for the community at large as it can instill unnecessary fear and shroud the real dangers of this crime.

Source: www.statepress.com/article/2018/11/spmagazine-what-you-need-to-know-about-human-trafficking-in-arizona

Posted in Uncategorized

How a small-town detective solved one of the Bay Area’s biggest human trafficking cases

Posted on by editor

How a small-town detective solved one of the Bay Area’s biggest human trafficking cases

How a small-town detective solved one of the Bay Area’s biggest human trafficking cases

Ryan Baillie, of the Martinez police department, reflects on how he connected the dots in a huge human trafficking case.

Source: www.mercurynews.com/2018/11/21/how-a-small-town-detective-solved-one-of-the-bay-areas-biggest-human-trafficking-cases/

Posted in Uncategorized