Nigerian Girls in Russia’s Prostitution Industry

According to Nigeria’s Ambassador to Russia, at least 200 Nigerian girls trafficking to Russia each month and forced to work in the prostitution industry. (More human trafficking statistics.) Source:  “Nigeria: Monthly 200 Nigerian Girls Are Trafficked to Russia for Prostitution – Envoy,” All Africa, November 21, 2013.

Nigerian Girls in Russia’s Prostitution Industry

According to Nigeria’s Ambassador to Russia, at least 200 Nigerian girls trafficking to Russia each month and forced to work in the prostitution industry. (More human trafficking statistics.) Source:  “Nigeria: Monthly 200 Nigerian Girls Are Trafficked to Russia for Prostitution – Envoy,” All Africa, November 21, 2013.

Number of African Soccer Players Trafficked Each Year

An organization in Africa estimates that up to 15,000 young African soccer players are victims of human trafficking each year. The Culture Foot Solidaire reported that human trafficking agents approach players families and tells them that their son earn lucrative contracts in Europe. The agent usually presents a fake business card that bears the logo… Continue reading Number of African Soccer Players Trafficked Each Year

Trafficking Daughters for Sex in Colombia

A mother in Colombia was arrested for selling the virginity of her 12 daughters to men who paid $200. The 45 year old mother reportedly contacted men each time one of her daughters turned 12. She would have the men pay $200, and then force the girl to continue working as a prostitute in order… Continue reading Trafficking Daughters for Sex in Colombia

Kidnapping of Woman in Assam, India

On average, around 10 woman are being kidnapped each day in the state of Assam in India. In the first nine months of 2013, security agencies in the state have recorded 2,274 woman as being kidnapped. Police estimate that 60 percent of the kidnappings are linked to human trafficking. In 2012, the number of kidnapping… Continue reading Kidnapping of Woman in Assam, India

Human Trafficking in Greece

Criminal justice officials in Greece stated that in a recent child trafficking case, a Roma woman from Bulgaria gave birth in a public hospital in Greece. The woman was accompanied by a human trafficker who pretended to be her relative. After the birth, the trafficker paid the woman $4,100 (€3,000) for the child and took… Continue reading Human Trafficking in Greece

Child Beggars in Islamabad, Pakistan

Media reports state that organized child beggars in Islamabad, Pakistan earn between $1.88 to $2.36 (200 to 250 Pakistani Rupees). At the end of the day, all money earned by the children are turned over to the ring leader. Criminal justice officials state that many of the children are recruited, trained, and relocated to popular… Continue reading Child Beggars in Islamabad, Pakistan

Theft by Roma Children

In France, a group of Roma were arrested and convicted in court for operating a child trafficking ring where the children were forced to steal. Criminal justice officials stated in court that child brides were being sold for $270,000 in cash. The value of the child was based upon the child’s ability to steal. One… Continue reading Theft by Roma Children

Human Trafficking Victims in the UK in 2012

Reports from various criminal justice departments in the United Kingdom showed that there were a total of 371 children who fell victim to  human trafficking in 2012. The number of children officially registered as victims was 50 percent higher than the 234 children identified in 2011. In 2012, the largest number of children trafficked into… Continue reading Human Trafficking Victims in the UK in 2012

Number of Slaves in the World as of 2013

According to study released by Australian NGO Walk Free Foundation, there are 29.8 million people living as slaves in the world as of 2013.  The foundation defined slaves as people who are in forced labor conditions, victims of human trafficking, children who were bought and sold, and women forced into marriage. India has the most… Continue reading Number of Slaves in the World as of 2013