Number of Human Trafficking Cases in Dubai Between 2006 to 2009

The following are the number of human trafficking cases handled by police in Dubai.

2006- 7 cases.

2007-23 cases.

2008-18 cases.

2009-23 cases involving 33 victims. 88 percent of the human trafficking victims in 2009 were female, and 12 percent of victims were under the age of 18.

Source:  Siham Al Najami, “Dubai Police fight intensified battle against human trafficking,” Gulf News, April 26, 2010.