What is human trafficking?

Written by Wednesday, 01 February 2017 17:18
  What is human trafficking? With so many mentions in the media nowadays one would think the meaning of the human trafficking should be clear. This is not the case however. The term is often used even when it is...
The Trafficking in Persons Report, sometimes simply known as the TIP Report, is a fascinating document. At first glance it is merely a governmental report. In practise it is much more. It goes far beyond the limitations of most...
  One interesting area of research is the relationship between slavery and slave. One might think that in some way the two should be one-and-the-same, that they are somehow interchangeable. What is clear from research however is how slavery is...

Beyond slavery's facade

Written by Wednesday, 08 February 2017 19:40
    The eyes, it is said, are the gateway to the soul. Yet our eyes can deceive us. When it comes to slavery (or human trafficking) nothing should ever be taken at face value. Many arguments about it are premised...
    The word witchcraft conjures an assortment of images. Most, if not all of them, are ones associated with an understanding of witchcraft as it applies to Europe or to the West. Mention Voodoo or Juju however and now a...
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Open Secrets: An Irish Perspective on Trafficking and Witchcraft

Open Secrets: An Irish Perspective on Trafficking and Witchcraft explores modern slavery, human trafficking, and their slaves, all from the perspective of present-day events in Ireland.

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Women African judges meet at Vatican to tackle 'plague' of human trafficking

Vatican City, Dec 12, 2019 / 02:25 pm (CNA).- A group of around 50 women judges and prosecutors enga...

'7 Killed, 21 Young People Kidnapped': Boko Haram Targets Christians Again in Cameroon

19, a Christian boy, 12, was hacked to death for resisting militants' attempt to abduct him as a...

Four people held on suspicion of human trafficking after raids

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking offences after raids in north-east ...

Blind Justice for Romania's Trafficked Roma Children

Along with 25 other men, Titi is accused of trafficking scores of Roma minority children to Western ...

Trafficking survivors find their voice on a new platform

Around 2,500 survivors of all forms of human trafficking have come together in the last few months t...

The awkward phenomenon of modern slavery

Most commonly, people are trafficked into forced labour in industries such as agriculture, construct...

Nearly a quarter of Nigerian girls subject to human trafficking attempt

Globally 71 per cent of victims of human trafficking are women and girls with inequality, conflict, ...

Hyderabad: Human trafficking racket busted, four held

Hyderabad: The Rachakonda Special Operations Team raided a brothel house at Saroornagar and caught t...

Garda sex crimes unit can't take on new cases

The unit deals with sexual crime investigation, online child exploitation, child protection, domesti...

Top hotels sued for 'industry-wide failures' to prevent US sex trafficking

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Landmark U.S. legal action was filed on Monday accusing seve...

Top hotels sued for 'industry-wide failures' to prevent US sex trafficking

An estimated 400,000 people are believed trapped in modern slavery in the United States, from forced...

Abortion Fall-Out: Millions of Women Trafficked Into China

BEIJING (ChurchMilitant.com) - Foreign girls and women are being trafficked into China for involunta...

This former refugee escaped being a child soldier. Now he's training to be a priest

FORMER refugee Anthony Gawlu feared that if he had not escaped from Myanmar he would have been recru...

The South London nail bars targeted by police during human trafficking raid

Fourteen people have been arrested during police raids on South London nail bars - on suspicion of h...

British police arrest 14 people following large human trafficking and modern slavery bust

Of those arrested, 13 people were detained on suspicion of human trafficking and modern slavery offe...

Italian police busts two human trafficking rings

Those arrested are suspected of conspiracy, trafficking, enslaving women, extortion, robbery, bodily...

Rabbi revealed as key suspect in alleged baby trafficking ring

Puretz is also suspected of involvement in another baby trafficking case, the Walla website reported...

Enhance penalties for pimps, johns

In what Mr. Yost calls a multipronged approach, the package would address both the supply and demand...

19 charged for trafficking university student

A lawsuit has been filed against 19 people for their involvement in trafficking a Dagon University s...

Costa Rica Struggling to Stop Repeated Organ Trafficking Cases

Prosecutors in Costa Rica are investigating a suspected organ trafficking ring at a hospital in the ...

About David Lohan

David Lohan is an author and researcher on modern slavery, a phenomenon otherwise known as human trafficking. He first encountered the issue of modern slavery during his work with an organization providing outreach to refugees and asylum seekers. His first book on the subject, a co-authored work, explored the role played by African witchcraft in present-day slavery. He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering and several post-graduate qualifications. His Master of Art (Politics) research explored policy approaches aimed at combating slavery. He is presently working on his second book on modern slavery.

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