human trafficking

Conflict

Human traffickers find easy prey among Myanmar's minorities

Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim population is one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. They can’t vote. They have no rights. And they aren’t recognized as citizens in their own country. Their desperate situation has attracted the attention of human traffickers, who prey on the vulnerability of people like “Abdul” whose 14-year-old daughter is now being held captive.

Conflict & Justice

The Trafficking of Girls in India

Every year tens of thousands of girls in India are sold into a life of violence and abuse. Many are sold to be brides. That has a lot to do with gender imbalances and the widespread practice of aborting female fetuses in northern India.

Global Politics

The ordeal of Ukrainian Nazi slave laborers

When the Nazis invaded the Soviet Union, they seized millions of Ukrainians and sent them back to Germany as slave laborers. When the laborers who survived went home after the war, they were treated as Nazi collaborators. Reporter Brigid McCarthy reports.

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Conflict & Justice

Europe's own interrogation scandal

Human rights advocates in Europe are calling for countries there to look into their own role in CIA prisoner abuse. Several countries are accused of abetting CIA prisoner programs during the Bush administration. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Haiti's child slaves

Haiti's children were vulnerable before the devastating earthquake last month. Many were exploited as child ?restaveks,? or slaves. Marco Werman talks E. Benjamin Skinner who is the author of ?A Crime So Monstrous: Face to Face with modern-day slavery?.

Global Politics

The ordeal of Ukrainian Nazi slave laborers

When the Nazis invaded the Soviet Union, they seized millions of Ukrainians and sent them back to Germany as slave laborers. When the laborers who survived went home after the war, they were treated as Nazi collaborators. Reporter Brigid McCarthy reports.