Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Week in Trafficking

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. Sex trafficking and the Super Bowl A new study (pdf) from Arizona State University finds that the Super Bowl does not cause an increase in sex trafficking, a topic we have previously discussed. Labor trafficking Al Jazeera America’s Fault Lines exposes rampant labor abuses on American […]

The Week in Trafficking

Our weekly links roundup of human trafficking in the news. Child trafficking Al Jazeera investigates children working in mines in India. Child trafficking and child labor are increasingly common in Lebanon, where many of the victims are Syrian refugees who fled areas of armed conflict. Arrests are being made, but the lack of shelter and rehabilitation programs for […]

Illegal Adoption: Is It Human Trafficking?

This week, 382 babies were rescued and 1,000 people arrested in a Chinese sting operation against four illegal adoption rings. In January, a Chinese doctor received a suspended death sentence after her conviction for abducting and selling seven babies between November 2011 and July 2013. At least 26 other cases have been linked to this doctor, and several other […]