Price of a Human Trafficking Victim from Myanmar to Thailand’s Fishing Industry

A man from Myanmar told a reporter from the Associated Press that he was sold by a human trafficking broker to a Thailand fishing boat for $616. The man originally thought that he was going to work on the boat for 6 months, yet ended up working for over a year. During the time, the… Continue reading Price of a Human Trafficking Victim from Myanmar to Thailand’s Fishing Industry

Price to Buy Vietnamese Wife Increasing in China

Police in Vietnam broke up a human trafficking ring where women were being sold as brides to men in China. According to media reports, the men were paying $11,800 (250 Million Vietnamese Dong) for the women in 2014. In June of 2013, Chinese men were caught paying $5,700 (120 Million Vietnamese Dong) for Vietnamese women… Continue reading Price to Buy Vietnamese Wife Increasing in China

Price of Human Trafficking Victims in Cambodia

According to anti-trafficking officials in Cambodia, a woman sold a 16 year old girl from Vietnam to a man for $2,500. The woman was selling the girl’s virginity to the man, who was to meet the girl at a hotel in Cambodia. The price was for the trafficking victim to be with the “rich man”… Continue reading Price of Human Trafficking Victims in Cambodia

Cost of Selling Moldova Women in Moscow to Human Traffickers

Security agents with the Interior Ministry in Russia arrested a Moldovan woman who was attempting to sell 4 women in central Moscow. According to the police, the woman was selling the women for $2,865 (100,000 Russian Ruble) each. The young women from Moldova who were rescued were between the ages of 18 and 20. They… Continue reading Cost of Selling Moldova Women in Moscow to Human Traffickers

Price a Mother Sold Her Baby for in Nigeria

A woman in Nigeria was arrested by anti-human trafficking unit for selling her newborn baby. According to media reports, the woman worked as a prostitute and already had two children who were being taken care of by her mother. Due to the inability of take care of another child, the woman made arraignments with a… Continue reading Price a Mother Sold Her Baby for in Nigeria

Human Trafficking and Prostitution in Massachusetts

A sworn affidavit by a special agent with Homeland Security stated that gangs in Boston, Massachusetts are turning away from drug dealing and are increasing its activities in the human trafficking and prostitution markets due to its profitability. Several experts interviewed by the Boston Herald stated that prostitution is currently the number one way for… Continue reading Human Trafficking and Prostitution in Massachusetts

Human Trafficking in Switzerland in 2013

According to statistics released by security agencies in Switzerland, there were 61 cases of human trafficking reported in the country in 2013. Most of the trafficking cases dealt with sexual exploitation. The number of cases reported was lower than the 78 human trafficking cases reported in 2012. In 2012, statistics showed that people from Romania,… Continue reading Human Trafficking in Switzerland in 2013

Human Trafficking Prosecution in Thailand in 2013

Criminal justice reports from Thailand state that there were 386 human trafficking cases prosecuted in the court system in Thailand in 2013. 483 people faced human trafficking charges from the cases. Back in 2010, Thai authorities brough 38 human trafficking cases to court and prosecuted 64 people. (Additional human trafficking statistics here.) Source:  Kavi Chongkittavorn,… Continue reading Human Trafficking Prosecution in Thailand in 2013

Portion of Human Trafficking Cases that Involve Children

Between 2003 to 2006, child trafficking cases consisted of 20 percent of all human trafficking cases, according to data from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Between 2007 to 2010, security officials detected that children were involved in 27 percent of all human trafficking cases. In Africa and the Middle East, the cases… Continue reading Portion of Human Trafficking Cases that Involve Children

Earnings for a Human Trafficker in Vietnam

Public security officials in Vietnam arrested a human trafficker in April 2014 who was trafficking women from Vietnam into China. According to media reports, the human trafficker was being paid $470 (10 Million Vietnamese Dong) to bring women across the Chinese border. The human trafficking of women from Vietnam into China has been growing in… Continue reading Earnings for a Human Trafficker in Vietnam