human trafficking

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


'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.