Tag: prostitution

Prostitution promotes trafficking!

Media reports exposing the growing menace of human trafficking – mainly for prostitution – are emerging across the country. The warnings are clear – sex trafficking is a major threat in SA. On 17 Feb, KZN police busted a child-sex human trafficking ring in Point Road Durban rescuing 16 teenage girls, […]

Human trafficking, amid the despair

By Martha Richards –Originally published in Baptist Press The odors of liquor, smoke and sweat permeate the air. One small bulb lights the alleyway. Traffic is light on the main road, but this side street stays busy. “Mister!” a young woman yells to a car driving past. “You’re the daddy! […]

“Take practical action on Women’s Day”

Why not use Women’s Day to take practical action towards protecting women from exploitation through pornography, prostitution and trafficking, says Africa Christian Action national co-ordinator Taryn Hodgson is a media statement released yesterday. “On 9 August, National Women’s Day, Africa Christian Action will be setting up literature tables in three […]

Take action and stop the traffick!

Reports of human trafficking for the purpose of prostitution continue to make the headlines in SA’s newspapers. The Times reports a shocking increase in human trafficking from Zimbabwe. IOL News reports on Nigerian syndicates operating in Gauteng and Durban who snatch teenage girls, drug them and force them into prostitution. […]