Press Release —Global November 09, 2020

Understanding Human Trafficking in Rwanda: Causes, Effects and Impact

Understanding Human Trafficking in Rwanda: Causes, Effects and Impact

Human trafficking, the modern-day form of slavery affects many people globally. In 2017 alone, there were an estimated 24.9 million victims. In order to inform the implementation of effective policies and programs for combatting human trafficking, through the support of USAID, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Ministry of Justice (MINIJUST) Commissioned Never Again Rwanda (NAR) to conduct research on Human Trafficking in Rwanda. The research examined both the national and international legal frameworks of human trafficking. The report highlights evidence-based strategies to combat human trafficking while proposing recommendations that can be implemented by the Government, NGOs, communities, families, and individuals. For more info: https://neveragainrwanda.org/researches-2/