Brazil Recorded One Case of Human Trafficking Every Four Days in 2018

Sexual exploitation accounts for one-quarter of all reports on the denunciation channel "Dial 100". Grandmothers are the primary perpetrators of these crimes.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Figures from the Ministry of Women, Family, and Human Rights show a worrying scenario: Brazil recorded one case of human trafficking every four days in 2018.

Cases involving sexual exploitation are the most prevalent. Grandmothers are the principal perpetrators. The data are part of a survey by the National Ombudsman's Office for Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?