Human Trafficking

Series: Human Trafficking in Kurdistan

Source: Rudaw English / Author: Hannah Lynch / Date: December 11, 2019 Developing policing procedures and training frontline workers has been a priority of the government and international organizations helping the Kurdistan Region and Iraq establish strategies to combat human trafficking. Journalist Hannah Lynch wrote a four-part series about forms of human trafficking in [...]

Series: Human Trafficking in Kurdistan2020-12-24T23:32:59+00:00

Fleeing a Life of Captivity

Vikram* left India with the promise of a good job in Kurdistan so that he could support his family; he had worked abroad before and was eager to apply his skills as an engineer in this new context. He worked six days per week for 12 hours a day - it was hard work, but [...]

Fleeing a Life of Captivity2020-06-30T11:58:20+00:00

SEED’s Report on Trafficking in Persons in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

SEED with the help of the United States Government, the KRG, and NGOs, has been working to combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP) in Kurdistan since 2016. TIP is a form of modern-day slavery where people are exploited for the profit of others. The global slavery index for 2018 estimates that there are over 40 million [...]

SEED’s Report on Trafficking in Persons in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq2020-11-20T20:25:39+00:00
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