Sex trafficking may be happening behind the walls of businesses you pass daily – including the some of the massage parlours and holistic centres in your community. Casandra Diamond shares a harrowing story of her experience inside these modern day brothels: in this raw and honest talk, learn about theContinue Reading Claims Kiwi children as young as nine are being sex trafficked are being questioned by the Prostitutes’ Collective. A report, released by University of Auckland researcher Natalie Thorburn, claims child sex trafficking is prevalent in New Zealand and children as young as 12 were being exploited for money andContinue Reading A young woman sold to an undercover police officer for $3000; starving unpaid migrant workers stealing food; foreign women forced to work as sex slaves 12 hours a day. These incidents of human trafficking didn’t occur in an underdeveloped country battling a migrant crisis, but here, in New Zealand.Continue Reading He charged them exorbitant fees and then exploited them upon arrival by forcing them to work illegally and live in overcrowded conditions, underpaying them and threatening them with deportation if they complained. The court heard how the workers felt “betrayed” by Ali and how many are still thousands ofContinue Reading

Check out @ChristchurchDay’s Tweet: Marketing company eightytwenty’s Cathal Gillen says it’s the first time Ireland uses Tinder in this nature. “Tinder has become an extremely popular app in Ireland, and it provides us with a unique, innovative and stand out way of communicating to men the issues faced byContinue Reading Three men have pleaded not guilty to the first people-trafficking charges to be laid in New Zealand. Satnam Singh, right, one of three men accused of people trafficking and a supporter. Jaswinder Singh Sangha and Satnam Singh were arrested in Motueka last week and have been charged with arrangingContinue Reading