A rescue operation by NGO Proactiva Open Arms | PHOTO: EPA/Proactiva Open Arms
The court decided to hand down mild sentences because the couple did not actively promote human trafficking | PHOTO: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Dedert
Italian police checks cars at the border with France. Photo: ANSA/ ALESSANDRO DI MARCO
Community leaders participate in an awareness-raising workshop in Burkina Faso. Credit: IOM/Franois-Xavier Ada-Affana
Trafficking was 'out of control' in labor-starved farm areas, the Portuguese Immigration and Border Service said | Photo: Picture-alliance
A screen grab of a video from the carabinieri shows part of the operation that made it possible to dismantle an association involved in human trafficking and the aiding and abetting of clandestine immigration of minors for prostitution.January 25, 2019. ANSA/ UFFICIO STAMPA
Activists take part in 'Walk for Freedom' to protest against human trafficking in Berlin | Photo: Reuters/F.Bensch
A 23-year-old survivor of sex trafficking finds refuge in a safe house in the UK
The 'mother' fishing boat, part of an alleged new technique employed by traffickers. CREDIT: GUARDIA DI FINANZA POLICE
The feet of a group of migrants in Libya | Photo: DW/K.Zurutuza
A young boy gets his last morning bucket bath in front of his neighbors in the Soweto area of Kibera, Africa's most populous slum, in Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: EPA/STEPHEN MORRISON
Precious, a Nigerian asylum seeker living at the anchor center in Bavaria, Germany | Credit: Hossein Kermani