human trafficking

Ukuthwala: The sex trafficking scandal devastating rural South Africa

Lizeka Maduna

In its traditional form, ukuthwala is a collusive strategy used by willing lovers to secure marriage negotiations. But the practice has mutated.

A tale of human traffickers and Libyan slave markets

Ali Younes

Hundreds of African refugees are being bought and sold in "slave markets" across Libya, but many do not survive the journey across the desert.

Modern day slavery: 'The girls trust the traffickers more than anyone'

For nearly three decades, a thriving sex-trafficking industry has been operating between Nigeria and Italy. Can this woman help break the chain?

Landmark human trafficking, sexual slavery judgment upheld

News24 Wire

This is the harshest sentence ever handed down for human trafficking in South Africa and marked the culmination of a two-year long trial