Understanding when, where and why fishing vessels sometimes turn off their transponders is a key step toward curbing illegal fishing and other crimes on the high seas.
The conflation of sex work and human trafficking fuels support for the continued criminalisation of sex work.
Global estimates of modern-day slavery by the United Nations reveal improving methods for calculating the data.
A formal legal investigation would be needed to determine whether the Florida governor and associates violated human trafficking or other laws.
Human trafficking has become a global concern. Nigeria’s efforts at reintegrating survivors into society have been largely unsuccessful.
Armed conflicts today involve slavery in many different forms, from forced marriage to child soldiers.
The Nationality and Borders Act could damage the UK’s ability to identify and support vulnerable people.
As schools across the US begin to teach students and staff how to prevent human trafficking, a scholar explains five key elements of anti-trafficking education.
As the Afghan economy collapses, drugs and people smuggling are booming.
Firefighters are hailed as heroes and pillars of strength, bravery and courage. But the daily stressors and traumas of their jobs take a heavy emotional toll that largely goes unnoticed by the public.
Children are not routinely being snatched from pizza parlors and sold into sexual slavery. Sex trafficking more often looks like ‘vulnerable people struggling to survive’ through sex.
Nigeria must address illegal fishing, which depletes the country’s fish stocks, undermines livelihoods and pushes people into poverty.
Child sexual abuse and child sex trafficking are serious problems. Misinformation is harming efforts to combat them.
Supply chain transparency is important, but countries like Australia also must do more to support the justice process, such as securing compensation for fishermen and putting traffickers in jail.
When illegal fishing is misrepresented, it leads to poor investments and misguided policies that don’t help the actual problem.
In north India, there is a particular history of purchasing brides from other states. We tell just some of their stories here.
The militarisation of borders and securitisation of migration have always failed to stop irregular migration.
There are no criminal provisions around slavery in 49% of world nations, groundbreaking new legal research finds.
Police should take a wider view to join the dots that link the networks behind slavery and drugs.
Airbnb now has 7m listings in more than 100,000 cities, making it larger than the eight biggest hotel groups combined.