Trafficking Victims in Japan in 2012

in Transnational Crime

The National Police Agency reported that 27 human trafficking victims were found in the country in 2012. The number of victims found increased by 2 from 2011.

11 of the trafficking victims were women from Japan, up from the 4 Japanese women rescued in 2011.

A total of 44 cases was detected by police across Japan during the year. In 2011, police investigated 25 cases.

Source:  “Japanese human trafficking victims up,” Daily Yomiuri, February 8, 2013.

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