Trafficking Casewatch

VERA Files monitored the progress of human trafficking cases from arrest to prosecution and conviction, prompted by reports of court backlogs, complicity and corruption in all levels of government that has enabled traffickers to prosper. This project is implemented through the small grants facility of the US embassy in Manila.

In This Collection

Armed conflict, falsified docs make trafficking easier in Maguindanao

All she knew was that she was on her way to Manila to train as a domestic helper abroad.

Prostitution ring in Zambo evacuation center exposed

Human trafficking syndicates are preying on refugees displaced from their communities by the Moro National Liberation Front’s siege...