human trafficking

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


'Juju curse' binds trafficked women into sex slavery

Lorenzo Totaro, Annie Kelly

Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution


Human trafficking, especially for labour, is rife in SA

Govan Whittles

Everything points to high-level complicity and a reluctance to enforce a law dealing with the crime


Trafficked to Turin: the Nigerian women forced into sex work abroad in Italy

Annie Kelly

Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.


Nearly 250 000 slaves in South Africa, according to Global Slavery Index

News24 Wire

The Global Slavery Index report, released on Tuesday, monitors the extent of human trafficking and slavery around the world.