This is the harshest sentence ever handed down for human trafficking in South Africa and marked the culmination of a two-year long trial
Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution
Everything points to high-level complicity and a reluctance to enforce a law dealing with the crime
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.
The Global Slavery Index report, released on Tuesday, monitors the extent of human trafficking and slavery around the world.