HIDDEN AGENDAS? The risks of human trafficking legislation

  • Ted Leggett Institute for Security Studies
Keywords: United Nations Protocol on Trafficking in Persons, South Africa, legislation, crime, human trafficking,

Abstract

South Africa is a signatory to the United Nations Protocol on Trafficking in Persons, and is likely to draft legislation on the topic soon. But the extent of the problem in South Africa is unclear, and the offences involved in trafficking are punishable under current law. To avoid unintended consequences, care is needed in drafting a new law in this area.

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Published
2006-03-08
Section
Research articles