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Human Trafficking News

South Africa - Joburg police accused of failing to act swiftly on alleged sex-trafficking ring

"In an interview with Joanne Joseph on Tuesday, anti-child abuse group Teddy Bear Clinic accused two officials of failing to rescue eleven children held at the back of a building in the CBD, more than a week ago."

Tanzanian arrested for selling daughter for body parts

"A Tanzanian man has been arrested for selling his six-year-old daughter to be killed so that her body parts could be used in a potion to make him rich, police said."

N.Korean women tell of slavery and gang rape in Chinese cybersex dens

"Young girls are forced to perform sex acts or sexually assaulted in front of webcams for global subscribers"

Inside Rwanda’s war on human trafficking

"From Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia to Kuwait she was owned by a different trafficker."

What is Human Trafficking

“Trafficking in Persons (human trafficking) is defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.” (UN's Trafficking in Persons Protocol)

Human Trafficking Safety Tips

A few tips one can follow to try and prevent becoming a victim of human trafficking. This include tips for children, social media, meeting strangers...

TEENS NOT 4 SALE is focused on providing Teens with the necessary information to keep themselves safe from traffickers. The website also gives comprehensive information on WHAT IS HUMAN TRAFFICKING; SPOT THE SIGNS; SAFETY TIPS and more...

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