Human trafficking is a serious crime that has a severe impact on victims. This is why the government has made combating it a priority. There are various forms of human trafficking, including sexual exploitation and labour exploitation. The government has introduced a range of measures to combat the problem. Victims are given help and shelter and sentences for human trafficking offences are harsh.
Herman Bolhaar to serve as new National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings
03-10-2017 | 20:25
Mr H.J. (Herman) Bolhaar will serve as the new National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against...
Van der Steur releases extra funds to tackle human trafficking
29-11-2016 | 13:52
Minister Van der Steur (Security and Justice) is making extra money available to pay for additional capacity and expertise to...
Lower sentences for human trafficking
30-09-2016 | 16:30
The courts are reducing the length of custodial sentences imposed for human trafficking. The average length of the...