Tag: human trafficking

Combating human trafficking: a new chapter

[notice]A monthly column by Marcel van der Watt, lecturer in the Department of Police Practice at UNISA, former police detective, and current member of the Gauteng Rapid Response Task Team for Human Trafficking.[/notice] A round table discussion was facilitated by the Department of Social Development on Friday 20 February 2015 […]

Courageous Christian woman survives rape in Sudan and braves dangers to save orphans

Originally published in The Blaze Poverty, starvation and illiteracy are just a few of the tragic problems facing children and families in Sudan and South Sudan, where violence continues to rage following South Sudan’s independence in 2011. While these issues are monumental in scope and seemingly unsolvable, that hasn’t stopped […]

Prostitution and the decriminalisation debate

[notice]A monthly column by Marcel van der Watt, lecturer in the Department of Police Practice at UNISA, former police detective, and current member of the Gauteng Rapid Response Task Team for Human Trafficking.[/notice] “You’ll be damned if you do, and you’ll be damned if you don’t…” These sentiments of Eleanor […]

Child trafficking a $343 billion trade in India

Originally published in Christian Telegraph The National Crime Records Bureau says a girl gets trafficked once every eight minutes in India. The money generated through the sex trade stands at a whopping $343 billion a year, reports MNN. Is there social justice? Not really. It’s a lucrative business in a country […]

MeCAHT ignited a blazing fire against human trafficking

[notice]Madeline Roquemore reflects on the impact of The Media Campaign Against Human Trafficking (MeCAHT), an international Christian conference held in Cape Town last week to unite people in the war against human trafficking.[/notice] The Media Campaign Against Human Trafficking (MeCAHT) Conference was not just a gathering of people to share […]

Invitation for prayer gathering to intercede for trafficked women and children

Capetonians from all denominations are urgently called to join in a prayer gathering on Saturday evening, October 11 to intercede for women and children being oppressed, exploited, enslaved and trafficked. This will take place at the Franschoek Dutch Reformed church from 18:00 to 21:00 and is the closing event of […]

Media Campaign Against Human Trafficking presents international human trafficking conference in Cape Town

A music concert, soccer match, film festival and a gala evening are all part of the International Human Trafficking for Africa Conference from October 13 to 17, 2014 at the Rocklands Centre in Simonstown, Cape Town. Organised by MeCHAT (Media Campaign Against Human Trafficking), the conference aims to motivate individuals […]