• March 26, 2015: Thailand toughens trafficking law with death penalty, steep fines - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
    Thailand's parliament voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to introduce harsher punishments for human traffickers, including life imprisonment and the death penalty in cases where their victims had died. Thailand's move came a day after Britain passed a law that could see traffickers face life imprisonment, and marked the latest step to combat a multi-billion dollar trade in human misery. Thailand's ...
  • March 26, 2015: 40 human trafficking cases every year in UAE - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
    Assistance and shelter are being provided to over 200 victims of human trafficking, including children, from 24 countries in the country. At least 40 cases of human trafficking are recorded every year in the UAE, a seminar to discuss amendments to the federal law on combating human trafficking heard on Wednesday.
  • March 26, 2015: Amendments to human trafficking law give more protection to victims - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
    More support and protection given to victims of human trafficking, as well as a clearer definition of what is considered a human trafficking crime, were outlined in the amended federal human trafficking law. The new law, Federal Law No 1 for the year 2015, was the topic of a discussion panel held by Dubai Police in the presence of Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs ...
  • March 25, 2015: European nations sign world's first organ trafficking treaty - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
    Madrid (AFP) - Fourteen European nations signed Wednesday in Spain the first ever international treaty to fight human organ trafficking, a business that generates over one billion dollars in illegal profits worldwide every year.
  • March 25, 2015: Aus backs Thai anti-trafficking policy bid - human trafficking - Yahoo News Search Results
    Australia has called for greater regional Asian cooperation to stem the growing trade of human trafficking in Thailand.
  • March 25, 2015: The fight against child sex trafficking - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    In 2013, the Freedom Project went to Cambodia with Oscar-winning actress and UNODC Goodwill Ambassador against Human Trafficking Mira Sorvino. The result was "Every Day in Cambodia: A CNN Freedom Project Documentary" - which looked at child sex trafficking in the country. Just this month, it was named "outstanding documentary" by the Alliance for Women […]
  • March 25, 2015: The Freedom Project so far - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    Today, tens of millions of people are enslaved worldwide. It’s a global problem, affecting people on every continent, and for the last four years The CNN Freedom Project has been shining a light on modern-day slavery. Here, we look back at the Freedom Project so far, remembering some of the stories we have covered, and […]
  • February 13, 2015: Business can break slavery chains - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    Editor’s Note: Tammy Lee Stanoch is the Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Carlson. She has more than a decade of executive leadership experience in the airline and travel industry. The opinions expressed are her own. I have an 11-year-old daughter and, as a mother, would risk everything to keep her safe.  So today, I shuddered to […]
  • January 30, 2015: Crowd sourcing to fight human trafficking - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    By Leif Coorlim A van and a set of benches. In the global fight to end human trafficking, they are probably not the first weapons that come to mind. But on the ground in places like Cambodia and India, anti-trafficking advocates say these are tools are at the top of their wish lists. “We have over 350 […]
  • November 19, 2014: Q&A with Sanjay Rawal, director of Food Chains - The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery
    Food Chains, a documentary that examines the plight of farm laborers in the U.S., releases to the American public on Friday. CNN asked its director, Sanjay Rawal, about the movie and how it came to be made. CNN: How did you come to learn about this issue, and why did you decide a film needed […]