May 28, 2014

50 female victims report sex, labor exploitation

At least 50 women and teenage girls were coerced into sexual or labor-related exploitation last year and spoke to a civic group about it, the organization said Tuesday. Forty-four were forced to work at sex parlors to pay off debts, or were coerced into ...

Apr 5, 2014

Host clubs: a hotbed of human trafficking

by Jake Adelstein

The Japanese host. You can see them on the streets of Tokyo’s Kabukicho: the dapper thin men with colored, blown-dry hair, fake suntans, snazzy suits and charming smiles, chatting up passing females and trying to get them to come and have drinks. They’ve been ...