The journey to combat human trafficking is far from behind us, but we can bring about lasting change with collective dedication and collaboration
Four out of the five trafficked Bangladeshi youths, who were forced to con people over the internet in Cambodia last year, have got their money back.
Low conviction rate illustrates govt's lacklustre attitude towards prevention
Human trafficking cases in Bangladesh and the Philippines increased after devastating cyclones and typhoons displaced millions, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said today.
For unemployed 25-year-old Foysal Hossain, the job of a receptionist at an overseas institution with a monthly pay package worth around Tk 80,000 was a godsend opportunity.
Nuruzzaman Raju owned a mobile phone repair shop in the capital’s Gulistan.
A transnational syndicate is using a new land route through Myanmar to traffic people, mostly Rohingyas from refugee camps in Bangladesh, to Thailand and Malaysia.
Seven years ago, Mohammad Sabuj and his neighbour Mohiuddin Sarkar from Cumilla’s Daudkandi paid around Tk 13 lakh to six people who lured them with well-paying jobs in Germany.
Rohingya human rights activist Razia Sultana talks to Shuprova Tasneem from The Daily Star on Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day.