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COVID-19 drives new surge in trafficking of women from Laos to...

Economic hardship in Lao villages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is driving a new surge in the trafficking to China of Lao women and girls

Human trafficking in India’s northeast: Lure of a better life entraps...

In many cases, girls and young women are often tricked, abducted or coerced into marrying much older men, widowers or alcoholics

Caritas calls on states to address rising risks of human trafficking...

It’s estimated that 40.3 million people are held in conditions of modern slavery, including nearly 25 million in forced labor, and 15.4 million in forced marriage

Caritas helps rescue young Nepalese trafficking victims

Thousands of women and girls from Nepal are trafficked to India and elsewhere for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation each year

Closed borders give rise to new wave of trafficking in Cambodia

With borders still closed to the public, ‘local brokers' are exploiting a section of the population that is drowning in debt

Rescued from Indian sex slavery, denied home by coronavirus

Desperate to get home, six Bangladeshi women now devastated by delays

‘Wells of Hope’: Women of different faiths unite to combat human...

An exodus of millions of refugees has provided a boon to human traffickers in the Middle East

Trafficked ‘brides’ stuck in China due coronavirus after fleeing abuse

Chinese men typically pay brokers between $10,000 and $20,000 for a foreign wife

The price of poverty: Pakistani Christians sold as child brides in...

Many find themselves stuck in China’s poorest communities, where the one-child policy has led to an overabundance of men and too few women

Slavery ‘not a crime’ for almost half the countries in the...

More than 40 million people are held in modern slavery, which includes forced labor and forced marriage

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