This study examined the immigration laws towards combating human trafficking in Tanzania.
The objectives of the study were; to identify the main causes of human trafficking in Tanzania,
to examine the anti-trafficking laws, both national and intemational in Tanzania, to identify and
quantify the institutional bottlenecks that the society faces in trying to curb the vice of human
trafficking in Tanzania and finally to provide policy recommendations based on the results of the
study. To collect data, the secondary method was used. It examined the various statutory
instruments that aim at combating the vice including the recently enacted 2008 Anti-Trafficking
in Persons Act and sought to detennine whether the policies are being implemented. Data was
obtained through library research, internet research, and human trafficking works from other
jurisdictions in the world and media rep01is.
The study found that while there exists clear and effective laws, the biggest challenge the
government and the society at large faces is the implementation of these laws because human
trafficking is not a problem that can be solved by laws alone but there is great need to address the
social-cultural habit and root causes of the problem in order to find sustaining solutions. It thus
recommended that in combating the problem, the society at large should be involved in order to
do away with human trafficking in the country through prosecuting the perpetrators of human
trafficking, protecting the victims of trafficking and finally looking for methods to prevent
further trafficking. Defeating human trafficking is a great moral calling of today' s world and in
its small way, this study has sought to address the problem in the hope that it will: raise
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