From Cambodia to Ethiopia: How media coverage and collaboration saved the life of an Ethiopian human trafficking victim

Through a media report, a cyber scam victim from Ethiopia was evacuated from Cambodia after the family contacted HRC to facilitate her safe return home. It all began when a worried family in Ethiopia contacted a Germany-based Deutsche Welle (DW) reporter after reading their story on human trafficking in Cambodia published last month. The storyContinue reading “From Cambodia to Ethiopia: How media coverage and collaboration saved the life of an Ethiopian human trafficking victim”

HRC-led research released by BIICL finds international reputation and economic growth as the main determinants in Bahrain’s effort to tackle human trafficking 

London, September 2022 The findings published by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and funded by the United States Government identified and sequenced the determinants influencing the Bahrain Government’s anti-trafficking efforts. HRC also conducted a similar study with BIICL in Algeria.  The study found that the government of Bahrain has taken severalContinue reading “HRC-led research released by BIICL finds international reputation and economic growth as the main determinants in Bahrain’s effort to tackle human trafficking “

Summary of HRC webinar: Cyber Slavery in the scamming compounds of Cambodia

London 8 September Survivors of human trafficking in Cambodia, modern slavery activists, academics, journalists, and policymakers were amongst those who participated in the webinar “Tackling the Emerging “Slavery behind Scams” through policies “that was co-hosted by Humanity Research Consultancy (HRC) along with The Mekong Club and Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (CCARHT)Continue reading “Summary of HRC webinar: Cyber Slavery in the scamming compounds of Cambodia”

HRC-led research project report on the determinants of anti-trafficking efforts in Algeria released by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law

London, September 2022 The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) published its findings on the determinants of anti-trafficking efforts in Algeria. Funded by the United States Government, the research was part of a wider project that seeks to improve the anti-trafficking efforts of various national governments. The project analysed the specific factors thatContinue reading “HRC-led research project report on the determinants of anti-trafficking efforts in Algeria released by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law”

Webinar co-host by Humanity Research Consultancy, The Mekong Club, and Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (CCARHT)

Topic: Tackling the Emerging “Slavery behind Scams” through Policies Date: 6th of Sep (Tuesday) Time: 09:00 EST / 14:00 UK / 21:00 HKDuration: 60 minutes Purpose: – To respond to the unprecedented, emerging type of modern slavery/human trafficking in Cambodia, Myanmar, and several countries where victims are being forced to conduct online scams. – To inspire actions from theContinue reading “Webinar co-host by Humanity Research Consultancy, The Mekong Club, and Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (CCARHT)”

HRC Impact Case: Harnessing the power of media to shape public rhetoric and inspire government’s actions to counter trafficking

In early July, HRC received the information of a 24-year-old Taiwanese girl being sold four times and forced to conduct online scamming in the ‘scamming camps’ in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. She refused to submit and was therefore physically abused severely before being rescued. “Tens of thousands of people are being held captive in those camps. I sawContinue reading “HRC Impact Case: Harnessing the power of media to shape public rhetoric and inspire government’s actions to counter trafficking”

HRC Starts New Consultancy Research with Oxfam on Local Advocacy and Negotiation on Protection

Humanity Research Consultancy (HRC) is starting a new project on Local Advocacy and Negotiation on Protection funded by European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) and in partnership with Oxfam. The study will focus on the protection advocacy and negotiation among community-based protection groups in five target countries experiencing armed conflict, violence, human rightsContinue reading “HRC Starts New Consultancy Research with Oxfam on Local Advocacy and Negotiation on Protection”