Human Trafficking Reaches ‘Horrific’ New Heights, Declares U.N. Report

Kamal Hosen and Rahima Khartoum, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, hold a photograph of their 14-year-old son, Din Mohammad. A victim of human trafficking, he was eventually rescued from a camp in Thailand.

A new report from the U.N. Office of Drugs and Crime finds that violent conflict is creating new opportunities for traffickers — and children and girls are increasingly targeted.

(Image credit: Shazia Rahman/Getty Images)

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