Of 29 TIP victims rescued last year only a few cases reached the courts – GWMO report

The Guyana Women Miners Organisation (GWMO) says that it rescued some 29 women and girls who were being trafficked in 2013 but that only a few cases reached the courts. Out of the 29 women rescued, 16 of were under the age of 18 and the GWMO has lamented the quality of the care given to them.

In a report titled ‘Lifting the veil on modern day slavery’ launched to coincide with the GWMO’s second anniversary celebrated on January 24, the organisation said survivors of TIP continue to be poorly treated, eight years after the law to protect them was introduced. It said that the authorities …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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