Survivors victorious in Ecuador’s first case on modern slavery in agriculture

In what is being hailed as a legal milestone, an Ecuadorean court last month ruled that…

Domestic workers in Lebanon to no longer face criminal charges for leaving employers

In what has been called a “victory” against the kafala system in Lebanon this week, employers…

Libyan authorities free an estimated 156 migrants from traffickers

Authorities in Libya have raided a secret prison this week, freeing at least 156 African migrants…

Misusing the term “sex trafficking” doesn’t help prevent exploitation

In an opinion piece published by openDemocracy this week, Ben Chapman-Schmidt addresses the use, and misuse,…

Will Canada’s recognition of Uyghur genocide help tackle forced labor?

On Monday, February 22, Canada’s parliament officially recognized the Government of China’s treatment of its Uyghur…

Chocolate companies face new charges of child slavery

Exploited on cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast, eight Malian survivors of child exploitation and human trafficking…

Do anti-trafficking apps help trafficking survivors?

While a growing number of apps claim to stop human trafficking and support survivors, many are…

Saudi employer found guilty of murdering domestic worker

A rare ruling this week found a Saudi woman guilty of abusing and murdering Abiron Begum,…

Landmark ruling by European rights court orders U.K. to compensate trafficking victims

On February 16, 2021, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that the United Kingdom…

In Brazil, banking bureaucracy leads to delayed justice

In Brazil, two Bolivian women who had been forced to stitch clothes for months without pay…