EU leaders gathering in Brussels on Thursday will consider launching a military operation against human traffickers in Libya, held responsible for the deaths of thousands of migrants this year in the Mediterranean, a draft statement showed.
Thai police on Friday dropped a probe into allegations of human trafficking, abuse and modern-day slavery levelled by an Ethiopian maid at her employers -- a top World Health Organization official and his wife.
Philippine prosecutors said on Thursday they will file human trafficking and murder charges against an Australian man who allegedly sexually assaulted babies and children as part of a booming cyber-sex trade.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon said that the World Day for Social Justice comes at a pivotal moment for people and the planet, adding that this year` s commemoration focuses on the scourge of human trafficking and the plight of approximately 21 million women, men and children in various forms of modern slavery.
The Slavery Express that transports daughters to hell starts from Ranchi. All of the trafficked girls are kept as unpaid domestic helps or sex slaves across India. Watch the whole story in today's episode of DNA.
The Centre has proposed to set up 150 special investigative units on a pilot basis, in some of the most crime-prone districts in the country to probe grievous offences against women, particularly rape, dowry harassments, acid attacks and human trafficking.
Two days after a boat carrying nearly 600 migrants was seized in the Bay of Bengal near Bangladesh`s southeastern border with Myanmar, two separate cases have been lodged against the human traffickers, police said on Wednesday.