Human Traffic Watch

Uganda: Job Agencies a Key Driver of Human Trafficking

In Awareness, Forced Labor, Human Trafficking on November 14, 2012 at 4:16 pm

Most labour recruitment agencies that are taking Ugandans to work abroad operate without licenses, which is fueling human trafficking in the country.

Eunice Kisembo, the chairperson of the national task force for the coordination of government initiatives against human trafficking, said: “We have about 46 agencies recruiting people to work abroad, but only 23 of these have renewed their licenses.”

“Because of this, we have some agencies that do not know anything about human trafficking laws. They assume that their duty stops at delivering these people,” he added.

Source: allAfrica

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: