Number of Prostitutes in Bangladesh

There are an estimated 200,000 prostitutes working in Bangladesh. In 2004, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimated that 10,000 underage girls were working as prostitutes in Bangladesh. Other estimates about the girls working in the sex industry placed the number at 29,000. Many of the girls working in the sex industry are victims of… Continue reading Number of Prostitutes in Bangladesh

Human Trafficking Cases in Delhi, India in 2013

The Delhi Policd investigated 2010 cases of human trafficking in 2013. The number of cases investigated was up from the 186 cases of human trafficking the police handled in 2012. A total of 1,032 human trafficking victims were rescued by various criminal justice programs in 2013, up from the 953 victims in 2012. 872 victims… Continue reading Human Trafficking Cases in Delhi, India in 2013

Human Trafficking Cases Investigated in Cambodia in 2013

The Ministry of Interior in Cambodia reported that security services in the country investigated 93 cases of human trafficking in 2013. The number of human trafficking cases declined from 135 in 2012. 256 people were rescued from human trafficking activities, and 116 traffickers were prosecuted by the court system. In comparison, 523 victims were rescued… Continue reading Human Trafficking Cases Investigated in Cambodia in 2013

Human Trafficking Victims in the UK in 2013

Statistics from criminal justice programs across the United Kingdom reported that 1,746 people were identified as potential human trafficking victims in 2013, an increase of 47 percent from 2012. The victims of human trafficking in the UK came from 112 different countries. The countries with the highest victims were Vietnam, the United Kingdom, and Albania.… Continue reading Human Trafficking Victims in the UK in 2013

Human Trafficking in Ottawa

Estimates released by the anti-human-trafficking group PACT Ottawa states that the human trafficking industry in Ottawa, Canada generates up to $23.48 Million (26 Million Canadian) a year. At least 150 women are victims of human trafficking and are forced to work in the prostitution industry in Ottawa, according to the group. Most of the victims… Continue reading Human Trafficking in Ottawa

Child Pornography In the Philippines

The Philippines National Police (PNP) stated that live streaming of children forced to perform sexual acts is a multi-billion dollar cyber market worldwide. Web operators in the Philippines charge customers up to $100 per hour to view children perform requested sexual acts on camera. In addition to live streaming, videos and images are sold for… Continue reading Child Pornography In the Philippines

Cases of Money Laundering in Guatemala

In a single case investigated by Guatemalan security services, $46.7 Million of Sinaloa drug cartel money was seized and 21 people arrested in December for money laundering violations in Guatemala. A fruit and vegetable was serving as a front company that was sending money to Mexico along with payments of avocados. Criminal justice programs in… Continue reading Cases of Money Laundering in Guatemala

Human Trafficking Prosecutions in San Diego

The District Attorney’s office in San Diego county prosecuted 35 human trafficking cases in 2013. In those cases, 43 defendants were charged with human trafficking, and 50 victims were identified by police. 9 of the trafficking victims were minors. The number of human trafficking cases prosecuted by officials in San Diego has increased in recent… Continue reading Human Trafficking Prosecutions in San Diego

Human Trafficking in Spain

Police in Spain estimate that there are 12,000 human trafficking victims in the country who are forced to work as prostitutes. The income that traffickers make from prostituting these victims is reported to be $6 Million a day, or $2.1 Billion a year. Most of the women are trafficked from Brazil, China, Nigeria, Paraguay and… Continue reading Human Trafficking in Spain