Malaysian Police Uncover 28 Suspected Human Trafficking Camps

By: Luis Gay Edited by: Sharon E. Chin Malaysian police claim that they have discovered 28 suspected human trafficking camps located near the Northern Malaysian border, one day after authorities uncovered multiple mass graves. National police chief Gen Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters that they had discovered what they believed to be 139 graves.   … Read moreMalaysian Police Uncover 28 Suspected Human Trafficking Camps

Earthquakes in Nepal Exacerbate Child Marriage

By: Sara Kim Edited By: Sharon E. Chin According to the United Nations, 1 out of every 3 girls in developing countries are married off before they turn the age of 18. Girls are typically forced into matrimony because their families cannot afford to care for them, or because the groom’s family receives financial gain … Read moreEarthquakes in Nepal Exacerbate Child Marriage

Program Assistance Helped Save Filipina Mom from Traffickers

By: Charmaine Santos Edited by: Sharon E. Chin   Joy, whose real name is withheld to protect identity, and her husband made coconut wine and sold two barrels a week to support their family in the hills of Ormoc City in the central Philippine islands. Nearly half the population in the region lives in poverty. … Read moreProgram Assistance Helped Save Filipina Mom from Traffickers

What We Don’t Know About Egypt

  By: Sara Kim Fatema El-Sayed, a 20-year-old student at American University in Cairo, has taken matters into her own hands in fighting human trafficking in Egypt. El-Sayed works as an activist in areas of Cairo, Egypt, and educates the public about its grim reality through her article “We have it all.” El-Sayed’s article describes … Read moreWhat We Don’t Know About Egypt

Eight Ways Companies Can Fight the War on Human Trafficking

By: Charmaine Santos Modern-day slavery is estimated to directly victimize 21 million people globally, targeting men, women and children. No sector in the economy is immune; the market that drives slavery is complex and large.  While it is difficult to pinpoint what products are slave-produced from what is not, industries are capable of making a … Read moreEight Ways Companies Can Fight the War on Human Trafficking