Country Uganda
Year 2010 - 2014
Type of Measure Administrative data > Police
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The country has registered high numbers of suspected victims since 2010, the highest having been registered last year 2013, i.e. 16 in 2010; 16 in 2011; 56 in 2012, 498 in 2013 and 129 for Jan –June 2014. The most common trend of the crime has involved movements of persons by means of deception from one place to another, within the country or in some of the foreign countries, with a hope a better life which has turned into nightmares for the victims.

Source of Information

The Republic of Uganda's submission for the 2016 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, on Trafficking in women and girls, and on Intensifying global efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilations. P.5