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Assessing 'The Code of Conduct' for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism
The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism ('The Code') was established in 1998 by ECPAT Sweden ...

Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Boys in South Asia. A review of research findings, legislation, policy and programme responses
This paper provides an overview of research findings, legislation, policy and programme responses to prevent and respond to the sexual abuse and exploitation ...

Young People’s Voices on Child Trafficking: Experiences from South Eastern Europe
Mindful of the important contribution that young people can make to our understanding of the issues that concern them, in 2005 and 2006 UNICEF arranged ...
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Is trafficking in human beings demand driven? A multi-country pilot study
The pilot research study focuses on the demand underlying two sectors where the labour services of trafficked persons are known to be subject to exploitation: ...

The Yokohama Global Commitment
Representatives from governments, intergovernmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, the private sector, and members of civil society from ...

Final Declaration of Arab-African Forum against sexual exploitation of children, Rabat Morocco 24-26 October 2001

Trafficking in children for sexual purposes an analytical review
The publication is divided in two different parts. The first part of the publication analyses the nature of trafficking, such as push and pull factors, ...

NATO sex slaves
This article claims that the presence of NATO peacekeeping troops is largely responsible for the rapid growth in sexual exploitation and trafficking of ...

Outreach: Rescuing India's Child Prostitutes
This article details the growth of child prostitution in India, and particularly in Mumbai, where girls as young as 12 years old are sold as sex slaves ...

New law would help fight slavery
Despite the fact that Florida is a favorite destination for human traffickers, there is no state law specifically making trafficking in human beings illegal. ...

Kosovo: trafficked women and girls have human rights
The international community is responsible for the growth of a sex-industry based on the abuse of trafficked women and girls, particularly in Kosovo. ...

Court doubles prison sentence of sex boss
This article details the trial and sentencing of an Albanian national in charge of a prostitution ring in England. He was charged with smuggling Eastern ...

Man pleads guilty in prostitution ring case
A man pleaded guilty to civil rights charges involving the trafficking of women and a juvenile for purposes of prostitution. Young women were lured to ...

FEDERAL court awards over $100,000 to victims of human trafficking
The US Justice Department announced that a federal district court in New Jersey has ordered convicted human traffickers to pay restitution to their victims. ...

DON’T Legalize: The Czech Republic proposes a Dutch solution to sex trafficking
The sex trade has become a burgeoning business in the Czech Republic, developing into a hundred-million dollar money-making industry for organized crime ...

CHARGES Filed In Child Sex Trafficking Investigation
This article describes the actions of six separate agencies involved in the investigation of child trafficking and prostitution rings in Oklahoma. Nineteen ...

SPEAKING Out: The Trafficking Question
This article describes the trafficking of women from Nigeria and Benin in particular to Europe for participation in the sex trade. It claims that though ...

US group battles sex trade in SE Asia
This article details the work of the International Justice Mission, a US Evangelical Christian group working in Cambodia to fight prostitution and paedophilia ...

Child trafficking rife in SA
This article reports on a conference on human trafficking in South Africa, during which experts claimed that South Africa is both a main destination and ...

Not Unfamiliar: Images of sexual abuse and humiliation in Abu Gharib
This article begins by discussing the recently released photographs of sexual abuse and humiliation of Iraqi prisoners in Abu Gharib prison. It then claims ...

Sex traffickers outmanoeuvre Malaysian government
This article refers to a recent seminar in Malaysia on human trafficking organised by the government-funded National Human Rights Commission. The seminar ...

Fast-track justice in child trafficking case
This article reports that a fast track court in Mumbai has delivered a fast judgement in a trafficking case, trying and convicting a woman accused of ...

Se declara culpable de trafico sexual
Un mexicano se declaró culpable de internar ilegalmente mujeres a la zona metropolitana de Atlanta entre el 2001 y el 2003 para luego hacer las veces ...

Proponen legislacion contra trafico de personas en Costa Rica
En Costa Rica los diputados de los partidos Socialcristiano y Renovación Costarricense promueven un proyecto de ley contra el tráfico de personas en ...

Nuevas pistas sobre trata de mujeres en Paraguay hacia Espana
Nuevos indicios de la existencia de una red dedicada a la trata de mujeres blancas desde Paraguay a España afloraron en Asuncion por denuncias de la ...

Le trafic sexuel des femmes n'épargne pas le Québec
En dépit des croyances populaires, le trafic sexuel des femme, et surtout de toutes jeunes filles, est florissant au Canada et aurait des assises solides ...

Tres rostros de la trata de personas
La trata de personas es un tema aún desconocido en España, que se sigue confundiendo con otros problemas sociales como es la prostitución y que aunque ...

Aparecieron imputados por trata de blancas, pero no declararon
En Paraguay se presentaron a la Fiscalía de Villarrica los dos principales imputados en el caso de la red de prostitución y trata de personas que estaría ...

Sex trade: EU enlargement threatens increase in sex slavery
This article reports that more women are in danger of being trafficked into sex slavery due to recent enlargement of the EU. As a result, aid organizations ...

Police arrest six Vietnamese allegedly trafficking in women
This article reports that six Vietnamese nationals were arrested in the Czech Republic and charged with trafficking in women. Investigators claim that ...

Couple who threatened sex workers
This article describes a recent crackdown on sex slavery in Sydney which resulted in the arrest of a couple who allegedly kept five Korean girls in sexual ...

Streets apart
This article examines the different legal positions on prostitution in Europe. The UK has become an attractive destination for traffickers importing ...

Council Framework Decision on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings
This paper presents the Commission's proposals for a Council Framework Decision and recounts the recent efforts of the European Union to combat trafficking ...

Crossing Borders: an Empirical Study of Transnational Prostitution and Trafficking in Human Beings
This report presents the results of a study on transnational prostitution and trafficking in women. It estimates the number and nationalities of women ...

Trafficking in Human Beings: The Prospects of Prevention in an Enlarged EU
This paper argues for the reform of EU policy with regard to trafficking in human beings so that it is integrated into the EU's common policy in justice ...

Desarticulan una red de trata de blancas que operaba en un club de Villalobar
La Policía Nacional ha desarticulado una red dedicada a la inmigración de brasileñas a las que explotaban en el ejercicio de la prostitución, algunas ...

Russia-USA join forces to deter human trafficking
American law enforcers recently arrested a US national who travelled to St Petersburg to pursue illegal sexual contacts with minors. The arrest was made ...

Civic group combats slave trade
The bathroom is sometimes the only place where sex slaves can steal precious minutes alone - so that's one place where a local nonprofit group will be ...

Trafficking in Persons: an Analysis of Afghanistan
This IOM Country Report was undertaken as a result of growing evidence that Afghanistan is confronted with a significant trafficking problem and that ...

Shattered Dreams: Report on Trafficking in Persons in Azerbaijan
The research for this IOM country report was carried out in close partnership with UNFPA, the Azerbaijan government, relevant state agencies and national ...

National Plan of Action Against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
In 1996, Sweden hosted the first World Congress against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, during which the participating states pledged to draw ...

Trafficking in Unaccompanied Minors in the European Union
This publication is the result of two projects funded by the European Commission's STOP Programme. The first project, steered by the IOM in Brussels, ...

Trafficking in Women and Children from the Republic of Armenia: A Study
This research is a joint initiative with UNICEF and OSCE that aims to provide reliable information on the nature of the trafficking problem in Armenia, ...

Kids as Commodities: Child Trafficking and What to do About it
This report is a comprehensive study of child trafficking that focuses broadly on analyzing patterns of trafficking, the impact of trafficking on child ...

Myanmar arrests 680 people for human trafficking
This article reports that about 100 young women victims of trafficking were repatriated to Myanmar between 2002 and 2003, taccording to an official of ...

Slave Trafficking
Worldwide, the US State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons office estimates that as many as 800,000 people are trafficked ...

Base Intentions: The US Military Whitewashes the Exploitation and Trafficking of Women and Children
This article describes how a 2002 Fox Television’s program on trafficked sex workers in Dongducheon, near Camp Casey, South Korea generated a surge ...

The Dark Side of Globalization: Trafficking and Transborder Crime to, through and from Eastern Europe
Gobalization has brought with it opportunities for the weak, poor, and dispossed -- as well as for criminals. It can be a force for liberation -- as well ...

Trafficking in Women and Children for Sexual Exploitation in Southern Africa
The impetus for this research was the IOM-sponsored Migration Dialogue for Southern Dialogue (MIDSA) programme, a migration forum which in 2001 identified ...

The Trafficking of Children for Purposes of Sexual Exploitation - South Africa
This report is the work of Molo Songololo, a child rights organisation based in Cape Town. The primary focus of this research is on the socio-economic ...

Child Trafficking in Kosovo
This report presents the findings of five months of research into child trafficking in Kosovo, carried out from January to May 2002. It is a situation ...

Hopes Betrayed: Trafficking of Women and Girls to Post-Conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina for Forced Prostitution
This report looks at the continuing violence against women and girls in post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina, where trafficking has sprung up since 1995 ...

Trafficking, Slavery and Peacekeeping: The Need for a Comprehensive Training Program
This paper reports on a conference convened by UNICRI and TraCCC in May 2002 in Turin to bring together experts on the relationship between peacekeeping ...

Migrant Sex Workers from Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: The Canadian Case
This study explored the trafficking in women from Central and Eastern Europe to Canada. The purpose was to examine the circumstances under which the Slavic ...

EU action against trafficking in human beings and the sexual exploitation of children
The European Commission has decided to set up an experts' group on trafficking in human beings . This is an outcome of a European conference on "preventing ...

Good and Bad Practices Regarding the Image of Women in the Media: the case of trafficking in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation
This paper documents the provisional proceedings from a Council of Europe workshop on "Good and Bad Practices Regarding the Image of Women in the Media: ...

Trafficking in Women and Prostitution in the Baltic States: Social and Legal Aspects
This report details both the legal and sociological aspects of trafficking in women in the Baltic states, and is intended to encourage practical activities ...

Trafficking in Persons: USAID's Response
This report briefly describes the trafficking problems in Africa, Asia, Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union, Latin America and the Caribbean, and ...

Profiting from Abuse: an investigation into the sexual exploitation of our children
This report is a compilation of essays on child trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children, and includes the following pieces: President ...

Child trafficking: A reality in Guinea
Une étude sur le « placement médiatisé » des enfants a récemment révélé que la traite des enfants en Guinée est majoritairement interne et a ...

A Comparative Study of Women Trafficked in the Migration Process: Patterns, Profiles and Health Consequences of Sexual Exploitation in Five Countries
This publication details the results of a two-year study funded by the Ford Foundation on sex trafficking, which includes prostitution, sex tourism, mail-order ...

Eight million Nigerian children subjected to human trafficking
Nigeria has been identified as a major route and conveyor belt for child trafficking which entails the illegal movement of human beings for illicit business ...

IRAN’S Sex Slaves Suffer Hideously Under Mullahs
This article describes how slave traders take advantage of any opportunity in which Iranian women and children are vulnerable. For example, following ...

Human trafficking discovered in Tongres bars
Le Service Judiciaire d’Arrondissement de Tongres a arrêté 8 personnes suspectées de trafic d’êtres humains. Quatre d’entre elles sont retenues. ...

Number of child prostitutes in South Cotabato growing
Social welfare officials in South Cotabato have expressed alarm over the growing number of abused children, and particularly those who are forced into ...

Action against traffic in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation: the role of NGOs
This paper reports on the international seminar on action against traffic in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation: the role of NGOs, which ...

Group of Specialists on the Impact of the Use of New Information Technologies on Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Sexual Exploitation
The Internet offers unprecedented ways of finding, marketing and delivering women and children into sexual exploitation, which traffickers have been quick ...

10,000 taken across border a year
On average at least 7,000 to 10,000 women and children are trafficked from Bangladesh every year, claims a member of the Bangladesh National Women Lawyers ...

In Modern Bondage: Sex Trafficking in the Americas: Central America and the Caribbean
This report was motivated by a lack of information on human trafficking in the Americas and the IHRLI's long-standing involvement in human rights work ...

Hiding in Plain Sight: A Practical Guide to Identifying Victims of Trafficking in the U.S.
This publication serves as a practical guide that uses the definitions set out in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) to identify victims ...

Globalization, Migration and Trafficking: Some Thoughts from the South-East Asian Region
This paper was originally presented at the Workshop on the Impact of Globalization on the Full Enjoyment of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the ...

Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child
This implementation handbook explains the background and implications of each article of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, clarifies the objective ...

Attorney asks to remand alleged procurers' gang in custody
The state attorney today asked the court to remand ten gang members suspected of extensive trafficking in women in custody, deputy city state attorney ...

ASIAN anti-trafficking drive targets men using brothels
This article reports that delegates from Southeast Asian nations declared at a conference in Indonesia in March that all countries should deal with the ...

National Network to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings

Abducted, beaten and sold into prostitution: two women's story from an Iraq in turmoil
When the gunmen came to the gate of their Baghdad home, the lives of the sisters-in-law Huda, 16, and Sajeeda, 24 were about to change for ever. Sold ...

RIGHTS group calls for child trafficking legislation
Molo Songololo, a children's rights group, has called on government to urgently put in place child trafficking legislation. The call was made at the sentencing ...

'Why Human Trafficking Still Thrives in Nigeria'
The nonchalant attitude of the Nigerian government towards the prosecution of human traffickers and its lack of concern for trafficked victims was giving ...

Spain: Desarticulada una red de rumanos dedicada a la trata de blancas
Agentes del Cuerpo Nacional de Policía han desarticulado una red de origen rumano dedicada a captar, mediante engaños, a jóvenes en aquel país para, ...

Europe steps up drive on sex-trafficking rings
Investigators from Turkey and Romania teamed up recently to interview victims of a sex-trafficking ring, resulting in the arrest of five offenders. It ...

USA: Justice Department Eyes Human Trafficking
Every year, 17,000 men, women and children are brought into the United States to serve the underground labor and sex industries. That has caught the attention ...

US Department of Health to Assist Sexually Exploited Child Victims of Trafficking...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced its partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) ...

Vietnam: "We want to be protected from human trafficking"
"I wish that children who were trafficked across the border can return to their homes and go to school again," V.T.D - a victim of trafficking - told ...

Africa: Trafficking in Girls Continues Unabetted
IN December 1999, Zambia recorded its first court case of trafficking in young girls for commercial sex exploitation when an Australian male was arrested ...

Sex trafficking in Belgium
The trafficking of adults and minors for sexual exploitation has been of growing concern to Belgium for the past decade and has become a priority for ...

Serbia: Trial Of Group Charged with Human Trafficking
The trial of the ten men in Pancevo on organized crime and human trafficking charges starts today at the Special Court for Organized Crime in Belgrade. ...

Linea de denuncia de trata de personas ha neutralizado 160 casos desde julio del ano pasado
Según voceros de la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM), la mayoría de las víctimas de este delito son objeto de explotación sexual. ...

Women forced to work as sex slaves in brothels and saunas in Glasgow are to be given a lifeline.
Council chiefs are expected to create a network of havens in a bid to help victims and identify criminals who run the city's sex trade. It's known that ...

Guatemala: el centro del tráfico de mujeres
El trabajo de redes que se dedican al tráfico de personas se ha incrementado en Guatemala. Los datos que registran las investigaciones del Ministerio ...

Human Trafficking Remains Serious Problem in Philippines
The crime of human trafficking remains a serious problem in the Philippines and poses as a big threat to Philippine women, said a woman's legal rights ...

Detienin en Brasil a miembros de red de trafico sexual
Río de Janeiro, 26 oct (PL) La explotación sexual que sufren mujeres y niños en Brasil se reactualizó hoy con la detención de cuatro italianos, dos ...

Une étude de l'UNICEF révèle l'importance du trafic d'enfants au Laos
Alors qu'environ un tiers du trafic mondial des femmes et des enfants touche l'Asie orientale et la sous-région du Mékong, l'étendue du phénomène ...

Charity calls for action on child trafficking
The illegal trade involves minors – children under the age of 18 – being sold as cheap labour or being forced into prostitution or crime. Many of ...

Children groomed for sex trafficking
"This is a pretty sordid and very disturbing state of affairs." THE recent chilling television drama Sex Traffic opened our eyes to the shocking trade ...

Traite et commerce d'enfants : un réseau vend un enfant de 80 à 100 millions fmg
Mais comme on le sait, cette proposition n'a pas été examinée dans le fond car le gouvernement, notamment le ministère de la Population, devait avancer ...

Human trafficking case gets underway
to Norway. They arrived in Oslo on December 1, 2001 and were taken to a flat in the fashionable neighborhood of Homansbyen, just behind the Royal Palace. ...

Denuncian que además de traficar niños para prostituirlos existe tráfico de bebés
“Fue una investigación que se hizo a impulso del Instituto Interamericano del Niño, es decir que bajo un protocolo común trabajamos todos los países ...

Asia takes aim at growing child sex trafficking
"Children continue to be sexually exploited, particularly through the use of the internet, promotion of sex tourism and a lack of education about HIV/Aids ...

Vaticano denuncia abusos sexuales y tráfico de órganos de niños
equivalente por su importancia a la de la Navidad para los cristianos. Simboliza el comienzo del año nuevo y la victoria de la verdad sobre la mentira, ...

Sex tourism makes human trafficking a gender issue
THE illegal trafficking of humans is an issue of gender. So says Sheila Stuart, Director of the Bureau of Gender Affairs. Stuart was speaking at the opening ...

Sexual exploitation of minors taints Colombia's Caribbean tourist city
As the world's kidnapping capital and site of a four-decade civil war, Colombia is not a tourist Mecca. But there's a notable exception — Cartagena, ...

Agreement Signed in the Fight Against People Trafficking
Forensic science has established that the boy – named Adam by police – originally came from Nigeria, and it is believed he was the victim of gangs ...

Police rescue 12 sex slaves
Twelve girls, some as young as 10, have been rescued from child prostitu-tion syndicates, but police believe that many more are still in the clutches ...

VN, Cambodia vow crackdown on human trafficking problem
Colonel Kim Pheap, deputy director of Cambodia’s Teenagers Protection and Anti-Human Trafficking Department, said traffickers often employ sophisticated ...

Women combat modern slavery
Each year approximately 800,000 to 900,000 men, women and children are victims of human trafficking across international borders, according to the U.S. ...

Japan blasted over human trafficking
Titled "Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation in Japan," the report apportioned about 20 percent of its 81 pages to victims in Japan. The report cited ...

Police grant fights human trafficking
SAGE wants to bring an end to the commercial exploitation of children and adults, most of them women. That's why they've joined the East Bay Task Force ...

Japan must do more on human trafficking
In June, the State Department released the "2004 Trafficking in Persons Report," which placed Japan on the Tier 2 Watch List. Japan is the only industrialized, ...

Combating Child Trafficking With Radio
UNICEF estimates that as many as 200,000 children in West and Central Africa alone are smuggled across national borders every year to provide forced labor ...

Conservative Group Gets Federal Money to Combat Sex Trafficking
Dr. Janice Crouse, project director and senior fellow of the Beverly LaHaye Institute, said the grant will link CWA with Red Familia -- a coalition of ...

Stripper Visa Scandal Exposes Canada's Complicity in Human Trafficking
"Countries around the world recognize exotic dancer visas promote human trafficking," said Ben Perrin, Executive Director of The Future Group. "Canada ...

Child Sexual Exploitation Unabated, Joint Gov't-UNICEF Study Reveals
The report says although comprehensive research evidence is scanty, anecdotal evidence indicates that sexual abuse and exploitation of children is an ...

ANTI-TRAFFICKING PLAN TARGETS FAKE NUPTIALS
Other main points in the government's plan will include measures to help human-trafficking victims return to their home countries, the sources added. ...

U.S. Demands Cambodia Action in Sex Trafficking Case
The victims were rescued on Tuesday from a hotel in Phnom Penh that is notorious for the sex trafficking of children. But a day later the same traffickers ...

'Child traffickers most active in Batam'
Some areas are located near the Malaysian and Indonesian border, with Batam city tipped as the area with the highest incidence of child trafficking. ...

178 women, children in Zamboanga victims of sex trafficking
The official did not specify however how many of this number are women and children except to say that majority of the victims came from poor families ...

Enviará PRI iniciativa para sancionar trata de personas
En conferencia de prensa, los legisladores Sadot Sánchez Carreño y Ramón Mota Sánchez denunciaron que en la franja fronteriza y en destinos turísticos ...

How to stop the world's worst crime : Britain should stop procrastinating and protect sex trafficking victims
She managed to escape back to her native Albania, but was told by her family: "So far as we are concerned, you are dead." Despite a hollow smile, she ...

Natural disasters, family crisis and even marriages and festivals can spur trafficking
"There is an increased risk of trafficking in times of disasters like cyclones and earthquakes and also during negative life events like death of mother, ...

Human Trafficking: Modern Slavery
Police are increasingly uncovering human trafficking rings, where people, often from other countries, are forced into labor or sexual exploitation. Some ...

Modern-day Slavery: Just the Tip of the Iceberg
First, victims (what percentage?) who are nationals of the countries in which their abductions and trafficking is occurring are totally ignored in what ...

U.S. prods Cambodia on anti-sex trafficking officer
Washington is "deeply concerned" that the head of Cambodia's Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Department, General Un Sokunthea, was suspended ...

Group claims rescued prostitutes abducted
At a Bangkok news conference, the group known as AFESIP said it worked last week with the Cambodian government to shelter the women, who were working ...

City now a destination for child traffickers
"During a training held in Tacloban City early this year, the participants were members of PNP (Philippine National Police) and DSWD (Department of Social ...

Government Effort to Stem Human Trafficking Helps Few
She could be a teenager from Mexico, who was promised a job as a waitress but is made to work as a prostitute to pay off exorbitant transportation fees. ...

Trafficking of women: the Balkan Red Road
Marcu scratches his unshaven face and stares intently out of the window at the queue of battered tankers, trucks and cars beyond. He's nervous, tired ...

Human trafficking suspects arrested
Lam Thimay and Nguyen Taing of Vietnam, and Ros Mayan, a Cambodian woman, were expected to appear in court on Monday on charges of trafficking the women ...

Last dance looms for Filipino entertainers in Japan
“Our boat has been attacked and is sinking,” said Masakatsu Amagasa of the Japan Promoters Club, one of the speakers. “When it sinks, we will all ...

Society called on to fight trafficking of women and children
The Government leader made the appeal at a conference to launch the National Action Programme to combat the trafficking of women and children from now ...

Conference to launch human trafficking prevention program
Present at the conference was Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem and representatives from relevant ministries, sectors and some international organisations. ...

Yemen opens eyes to prevalence of child trafficking
A two-day workshop based on the first study of child trafficking in Yemen was held last weekend, representing the first public admission that children ...

NHRC seeks report from Delhi Police on trafficking of girls
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Delhi Police Commissioner to inquire into the allegations of the legal system being abused by police ...

Colombia, Japan to tackle trafficking
The Japanese and Colombian governments have agreed on a series of steps aimed at preventing human trafficking and providing support to sex-trade victims. ...

Decisive Sentence Handed Down in Cambodian Sex Trafficking Cases Involving Teenage Victims
Last week a Cambodian court handed down two ten year prison sentences and one 15 year sentence to individuals found guilty of sexually exploiting teenage ...

Cae una red dedicada al tráfico ilegal de mujeres y prostitución
Agentes del Cuerpo Nacional de Policía en Zaragoza han desarticulado una red criminal que se dedicaba al tráfico ilegal de mujeres para su explotación ...

From Tragedy to Slavery
Having survived the terrible wrath of nature, the youngest survivors of the Asian tsunami are faced with a new peril: child trafficking. In ...

Human Traffickers Prey on Tsunami's Most Vulnerable Victims
Before the debris settled on the devastating Southeast Asia tsunami of December 26, reports of human trafficking emerged from the region. With the death ...

Terroristas usan redes de trafico humano
El tráfico de personas destinadas a los trabajos forzados o la esclavitud sexual es el segundo delito más lucrativo, y los terroristas utilizan esas ...

Jolie presents sex trafficking documentary
Luscious-lipped Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie has signed up to present a TV documentary on Europe's sex trafficking trade. The 30-minute programme to ...

Huge profits ensure human trafficking has become the world's top rights issue
Trafficking people for forced labour and sexual slavery has become the world's number two most lucrative crime, and terrorists are using shadowy underground ...

Migration, traite, prostitution, recyclage de l'argent "sale,” corruption, drogue en Armenie
Migration, traite, prostitution, recyclage de l’argent " sale ", corruption, drogue, etc., la criminalité est devenue un moyen particulièrement intéressant ...

Around 30 percent child recruits in Maoist army: report
Around 30 percent of the "people's army" of Nepal's Maoist insurgents comprise child recruits, a US-based rights organisation has said. This ...

UN panel sees grave women's rights abuse in Mexico
U.N. panel accused Mexico on Thursday of "grave and systematic" rights violations for failing to solve the killings of hundreds of women in the past decade ...

La trata de personas facilita la violación de derechos: ONU
La relatora de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) para los derechos humanos de los migrantes, Gabriela Rodríguez Pizarro, reconoció que el ...

Anti-trafficking laws needed
A new law should be enacted to arrest those who dupe foreign women into coming to Malaysia for jobs but forced them into prostitution instead, the Human ...

Serbia and Montenegro: Shameful investigation into sex-trafficking case
The government of Montenegro must re-open as a matter of priority a high-profile sex-trafficking case in which Montenegrin politicians, judges, police ...

Lock up the pimps
Yet despite the widespread belief that sex slavery is intractable and inevitable, it isn't. Look, prostitution itself will probably always be around, ...

Serbia y Montenegro: Vergonzosa investigación sobre la trata de mujeres para fines sexuales
El gobierno de Montenegro debe reabrir con carácter de urgencia un destacado caso de trata de mujeres con fines sexuales en el que están implicados ...

Philippine bishops back Japan's plan to curb human trafficking
Roman Catholic bishops in the Philippines have given their support to an action plan presented by Japanese officials against human trafficking. ...

La traite des femmes, un problème ignoré par les autorités russes
"Travail très bien payé, pour jeunes filles, au Japon, à Macao": des dizaines d'annonces de ce genre sont publiées chaque semaine en Extrême-Orient ...

UK demands crackdown on sex trafficking
The solicitor general, Harriet Harman, will today launch a drive to galvanise a European-wide crackdown on trafficking in young women and girls for enforced ...

Myanmar to introduce anti-human trafficking law?
Myanmar's military government will introduce an anti-human trafficking law by midyear to aggressively prosecute offenders, a newspaper reported Sunday. ...

Turkey eyes 'model' success in human trafficking fight
It is hoped that ongoing efforts to fight the human trafficking of women from former Soviet countries will make Turkey the country dealing most effectively ...

Cebu sex trade now uptown, rising
It's been about six years since commercial sex workers moved to uptown Cebu City because of intensified police operations in the downtown area. And despite ...

Authorities turn blind eye on Far East Russia women trafficking
“Young women sought for very well paid job in Japan, Macao,” dozens of ads published weekly in Russia’s Far East proclaim. But the seemingly ...

Trata de personas y óvulos en Colombia
Entre 45 mil y 50 mil mujeres, hombres y niños colombianos ejercen la prostitución en el mundo, según informaciones del ‘Departamento Administrativo ...

Wising up on sexual trafficking of women and children
Consider this: The Philippines ranks fourth among nine nations with 60,000 to 100,000 children involved in prostitution. The Province of Cebu, ...

Human trafficking in US gets tackled
Russian-speaking women trapped into sexual servitude in the US will soon be able to reach out for help through a toll-free international hotline. ...

Nadie trata en serio ni combate la prostitución infantil en Cochabamba
Personas casi niñas venden su cuerpo en las calles o locales. Los fiscales e instituciones que trabajan con la niñez lo saben porque los operativos ...

Eleven years in jail for trafficking
An Oslo court has sentenced a man from Georgia to 11 years in jail for kidnapping and trafficking. His younger brother was sentenced to four years. ...

Panamá instalará oficina contra tráfico de seres humanos
Panamá instalará en el Ministerio de Gobierno y Justicia una oficina especial, que tendrá la misión de investigar y castigar el tráfico ilegal de ...

Greek police dismantle international human trafficking ring
Greek Police on Friday announced that they have dismantled a ring involved in the trafficking and sexual exploitation of women. They said they ...

TACKLE CHILD EXPLOITATION, MINISTERS URGED
Unicef today publishes a new report, Child Labour Today, exposing global child exploitation. It shows one in 12 of the world's children are involved in ...

HUMAN TRAFFICKING, 'JAPAYUKI' TASK FORCE CREATED
President Arroyo has created a special task force that will discuss with Japan the status and welfare of Filipino entertainers following a new immigration ...

TOGO: Impoverished parents dig into own pockets to pay for untrained teachers
Ahlimba has drawn the short straw at this crumbling Togolese school. While her teaching colleagues are on the somewhat unreliable state payroll, she depends ...

Re: Jornada para combatir el tráfico de mujeres y niños
El viernes 11 de marzo venidero se realizará una Jornada sobre Género y Derechos Humanos 'La Trata de Mujeres, Niños y Niñas en el NEA' con el fin ...

Dreams are facing a silent death
CHILD workers are the most hapless segment of the society. In Bangladesh, little care is given to these children when they work as domestic aides in the ...

Mexicana detenida por tráfico ilegal de niños en El Salvador
La información de cómo se trafica con menores en Cochabamba está dispersa en la Policía, el DNI, la Defensoría y la Brigada de Protección. Los padres ...

Gabon cracks down on child trafficking
Children’s rights activists have long expressed concern over the extent of child trafficking and exploitation in West Africa. Recent events in Gabon ...

Efforts against sex trafficking are advancing, State Department says in annual report.

Family Advocate Hopeful Anti-Sex-Trafficking Bill Will Make a Difference,
Many are hoping a new anti-sex-trafficking bill in Congress will produce positive results in the fight against prostitution and related crimes and help ...

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of children in the Czech republic
On the 6th and 7th of November 2001, a seminar entitled 'Commerical Sexual Exploitation of children' was held in Prague. It was organised by the NGOs ...

Paraguay es el principal proveedor regional de una red de prostitución
Les prometen un puesto de trabajo seguro y rentable. Pero queda lejos, en otro país. Una persona "generosa" se ofrece a pagar los costos del viaje y ...

Campaña de sensibilización sobre trata de personas
Hoy se lanzará la campaña de "Sensibilización sobre la trata de personas y explotación sexual 2005" en la Secretaría de la Mujer, con el fin de prevenir ...

Machismo y trata de personas
El machismo que prevalece en el país permite que exista el utilitarismo sexual de la mujer y la trata de personas, situación que hace necesario que ...

L’accueil en Belgique des mineurs étrangers non accompagnés victimes d’exploitation sexuelle. Recommandations pour de bonnes pratiques.
This study aims at understanding the phenomenon of foreign non-accompanied minors, victims of sexual exploitation and analyzing the best ways to improve ...

Trafficking in children for sexual purpose, update country report Belgium

Crime commission acts on sex slavery
More than 100 people had been summonsed by the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) over alleged sex slavery, a new report says. The ACC has told a parliamentary ...

More municipalities enter fight against sexual exploitation of children
Another 150 municipalities should be included in the Program to Confront Sexual Violence against Children and Adolescents (Sentinel) in the second half ...

L’esclavage sexuel : un défi à l’Europe
L’exploitation sexuelle commerciale : un phénomène de masse en plein développement L’exploitation sexuelle recouvre à la fois la prostitution, ...

7 charged in sex-trafficking ring
7 charged in sex-trafficking ring The group operated 'under the radar' by targeting migrants, officials say. Dozens of other people were arrested ...

LITHUANIA - Human Trafficking Increases Since EU Accession
LITHUANIA - Human Trafficking Increases Since EU Accession -The number of people being trafficked from Lithuania to work in the sex trade has increased ...

Sex trafficking hits home
Sex trafficking hits home By Emily Kaiser You couldn’t spot them on the street, but right now there are slaves living in local neighborhoods, ...

Las trasladaron de Chichigalpa a Costa Rica: Alucinante historia de trata de menores
Las trasladaron de Chichigalpa a Costa Rica: Alucinante historia de trata de menores * Inician juicio en Costa Rica a pareja tico-nica que trasladaba ...

En pleno siglo XXI aún existe la trata de blancas
En pleno siglo XXI aún existe la trata de blancas El comercio del sexo dentro de Suiza afecta hasta a 3 mil mujeres al año, de acuerdo a estimaciones ...

NIGERIA: Dream of freedom turns to prostitution nightmare
NIGERIA: Dream of freedom turns to prostitution nightmare GENOA, 4 November (IRIN) - Rose thought she was coming to Europe to study and earn ...

"The Day My God Died." Documentary Film on Sexual Trafficking in Nepal and India
"The Day My God Died." Documentary Film on Sexual Trafficking in Nepal and India A Film Review by David B. Zander Research Analyst Council on ...

Más de 6.000 personas, víctimas de trata de seres humanos en España en un año
Más de 6.000 personas, víctimas de trata de seres humanos en España en un año LUIS LIDÓN/VIENA España es un lugar de destino y ...

Firmarán convenio para prevenir trata humana
Firmarán convenio para prevenir trata humana Miércoles, 09 de Noviembre de 2005 El organismo civil, Corredor Bilateral México y el ...

Niños víctimas del comercio sexual infantile
Niños víctimas del comercio sexual infantile Cancún atractivo para la trata de personas: OIM Por Ángela Paredes/Novedades Quintana Roo CANCÚN, ...

Albanian gang jailed in for sex trafficking
LONDON (Reuters) - Five Albanians who ran a violent, organised gang which lured young women from Lithuania to Britain where they were forced to work in ...

Sex workers protest 'attack on livelihood'
Sex workers protest 'attack on livelihood' Neelam Raaj [ Thursday, December 08, 2005 02:01:38 am TIMES NEWS NETWORK ] NEW ...

Charged couple change plea in child trafficking case
Charged couple change plea in child trafficking case In a dramatic turn of events, a couple charged with selling a young girl into sexual slavery ...

Eight indicted on sex slave trafficking charges
Eight indicted on sex slave trafficking charges 06:14 PM CST on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 By Chau Nguyen / 11 News Federal officials said they've ...

DECENAS DE DETENIDOS Desarticulada una red de trata de blancas en Cádiz
DECENAS DE DETENIDOS Desarticulada una red de trata de blancas en Cádiz Europa Press 21.12.2005 - 09:59h La Policía ha detenido ...

Desarticulada una importante red de 'trata de blancas' con 32 detenidos
Desarticulada una importante red de 'trata de blancas' con 32 detenidos EFE/MADRID Treinta y dos personas han sido detenidas en distintos ...

U.S. indicts 4 in prostitution operation
DETROIT-- A federal grand jury indicted four Ohio residents on charges they forced two girls, ages 14 and 15, to work as prostitutes at a Washtenaw County ...

Brothel operator pleads guilty to sex trafficking
Posted on Fri, Dec. 16, 2005 Brothel operator pleads guilty to sex trafficking Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. - A guilty plea ...

House OKs domestic sex trafficking measure
House OKs domestic sex trafficking measure Dec 16, 2005 By Tom Strode Baptist Press WASHINGTON (BP)--The campaign against ...

US arrests 19 in crackdown on child prostitution
US arrests 19 in crackdown on child prostitution Fri Dec 16, 2005 2:02 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a nationwide crackdown on child ...

Crack-Down on Sex-Trafficking in Senate
December 22, 2005 Crack-Down on Sex-Trafficking in Senate by Bill Wilson Delaware Senator Biden wanted to add an abortion rider ...

3 women charged in sex trafficking ring
3 women charged in sex trafficking ring Suspects allegedly lured illegal immigrants into prostitution By BILL TORPY The Atlanta ...

Documentary Film Highlights Trafficking of Children From Armenia
December 13, 2005 Documentary Film Highlights Trafficking of Children From Armenia By Onnik Krikorian Lusine was just 16 years ...

Interfaith Forum Addresses Sexual Trafficking
Interfaith Forum Addresses Sexual Trafficking Thursday, January 5, at Davenport’s Temple Emmanuel Story by Mike Schulz Reported ...

In a Shift, Anti-Prostitution Effort Targets Pimps and Johns
In a Shift, Anti-Prostitution Effort Targets Pimps and Johns By Laura Blumenfeld Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, December ...

Indictment filed against suspect of trafficking in women
15/01/2006 Indictment filed against suspect of trafficking in women By Itim The State Prosecution filed an indictment Sunday ...

Pacific Marines take stand against human trafficking
Pacific Marines take stand against human trafficking Online education instilled to combat slave trade Cpl. Martin R. Harris CAMP ...

EU seeks stricter fight against women trafficking at World Cup soccer
EU seeks stricter fight against women trafficking at World Cup soccer+ (Japan Economic Newswire Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)BRUSSELS, March. ...

Mettre fin aux trafics sexuels et instituer une journée contre la traite des êtres humains
Mettre fin aux trafics sexuels et instituer une journée contre la traite des êtres humains Les députés ont à nouveau fermement condamné ...

Police launch campaign against sex trafficking
Police launch campaign against sex trafficking Laura Smith and agencies Tuesday February 21, 2006 The first nationwide police ...

Crystal meth leading to human trafficking
Crystal meth leading to human trafficking His chin resting on his hand, he shoots a forlorn thousand-yard stare out the restaurant window and ...

Low sex ratio in Punjab, Haryana, HP causing trafficking
Low sex ratio in Punjab, Haryana, HP causing trafficking Kolkata, Apr 12: Low sex ratio in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh is resulting ...

2006 World Cup: PACE asks FIFA to join the fight against trafficking in women
2006 World Cup: PACE asks FIFA to join the fight against trafficking in women Strasbourg, 12.04.2006 – The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council ...

'Porn site' film urges men to report sex trafficking
'Porn site' film urges men to report sex trafficking Mark Oliver Tuesday April 25, 2006 The charity Crimestoppers has launched ...

TRAITE DES ÊTRES HUMAINS ET COUPE DU MONDE - CARTON ROUGE A LA TRAITE DES ETRES HUMAINS PENDANT LA COUPE DU MONDE
TRAITE DES ÊTRES HUMAINS ET COUPE DU MONDE - CARTON ROUGE A LA TRAITE DES ETRES HUMAINS PENDANT LA COUPE DU MONDE Index AI : ACT 77/008/2006 ...

MPs should help save Kenya’s children
MPs should help save Kenya’s children The Sexual Offences Bill has come up because of retrogressive case laws and rulings that have set a ...

INDIA: Human trafficking in the northeast fuelling HIV/AIDS – report
INDIA: Human trafficking in the northeast fuelling HIV/AIDS - report [ This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] ...

Increasing Concern over Human Trafficking in Germany
Increasing Concern over Human Trafficking in Germany The modern slave trade is estimated to be worth $35 billion a year -- the German Institute ...

Hi-tech human trafficking in RP getting worse – IACAT
Hi-tech human trafficking in RP getting worse – IACAT First posted 07:09pm (Mla time) May 28, 2006 By Alexander Villafania ...

Sensibilizarán a funcionarios para combatir y prevenir la Trata
Sensibilizarán a funcionarios para combatir y prevenir la Trata Rafael Maya Cimac | México, DF La Coalición Internacional Contra ...

Veracruz 5º lugar en tráfico de personas y explotación sexual
Veracruz 5º lugar en tráfico de personas y explotación sexual Por:Redacción ElGolfo.Info/Leticia Rosado Publicación: 2006-06-08 ...

Kick Off of the World Cup 2006 Counter-Trafficking Campaign
GENEVA- Kick Off of the World Cup 2006 Counter-Trafficking Campaignhe MTV Europe Foundation and the Swedish International Development Cooperation ...

Swiss sex industry is thriving
Swiss sex industry is thriving The number of prostitutes and sex clubs has risen over the past few years, but the industry has become more violent, ...

Sex Trafficking
Sex Trafficking Slavery in America isn't dead. It's actually a thriving industry, cashing in more than $8 million a year. And New York has no ...

Coalition to battle human trafficking
Coalition to battle human trafficking Each year, thousands are smuggled into the country and forced into sex or slave labor, a state gathering ...

New trafficking report questioned on India, Germany rankings
New trafficking report questioned on India, Germany rankings Jun 12, 2006 By Staff Baptist Press WASHINGTON (BP)--The ...

U.S. Watches for Trafficking at World Cup
U.S. Watches for Trafficking at World Cup By DONNA DE LA CRUZ The Associated Press Wednesday, June 14, 2006; 2:40 PM ...

Pour mieux lutter contre le trafic d'êtres humains
Pour mieux lutter contre le trafic d'êtres humains Trente-deux stagiaires venus du Vietnam, du Laos, du Cambodge et de la Thaïlande se sont ...

A Human Trafficking Victim Speaks With RFE/RL
Croatia: A Human Trafficking Victim Speaks With RFE/RL By Ankica Barbir Mladinovic ZAGREB, June 15, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Trafficking in ...

UNICEF advierte sobre tráfico sexual por Mundial
15/06/2006 15:02 UNICEF advierte sobre tráfico sexual por Mundial El Fondo de Naciones Unidas para la Infancia recordó que Alemania ...

Horrors of human trafficking
Horrors of human trafficking Thursday, June 15, 2006 By HERB JACKSON WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT Irina Veselykh thought ...

UN warns against trafficking of women and children for sex during World Cup
UN warns against trafficking of women and children for sex during World Cup 15 June 2006 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) voiced ...

Trafic sexuel en Irak
Trafic sexuel en Irak 18/06/2006 Depuis la chute de Saddam Hussein en 2003, des centaines de jeunes filles ont été enlevées puis vendues ...

Koranic schools fuel W. Africa child trafficking - U.N.
Koranic schools fuel W. Africa child trafficking - U.N. Fri Jun 16, 2006 8:14 PM IST DAKAR (Reuters) - In a dirty white T-shirt hanging ...

Microsoft helps six Asian nations combat human trafficking
Microsoft helps six Asian nations combat human trafficking 06/16/2006 -- 11:12(GMT+7 Bangkok (VNA) – The Microsoft Corporation has ...

Major rise in minor girls’ trafficking: Crime Branch
Major rise in minor girls’ trafficking: Crime Branch DNA Correspondent Monday, June 19, 2006 00:30 IST There has been a steady ...

Trading children
The proposed Offences Against Children Bill, 2005, attempts to address the legal loopholes through which child traffickers slip. PURNIMA S. TRIPATHI ...

Gardaí smash international sex trafficking gang
Gardaí smash international sex trafficking gang By Juno McEnroe GARDAÍ have broken up two gangs of Romanians and Ukrainians suspected ...

TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN MISERY
TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN MISERY Horrifying extent of sex-slave trade THE extent of sex-trafficking in this country, now slowly being uncovered ...

Police to launch intelligence unit to target human trafficking
Police to launch intelligence unit to target human trafficking David Pallister Thursday June 22, 2006 The Guardian ...

Conference Held on Human Trafficking
Conference Held on Human Trafficking CrimeTracker 10 is honing in on a frightening underground economy; people, often children, are being sold ...

Growing trafficking 'cause for concern'
Growing trafficking 'cause for concern' By MAY ASHOUR REPORTS that parts of Adliya have been turned into a red light district by Thai ...

Cameroun: Alert aux rapts d’enfants
Cameroun: Alerte aux rapts d’enfants Enlèvements à des fins d’exploitation et de trafic d’organes, contre rançon Les acteurs de terrains ...

Criminal law amendments against trafficking of human beings and sexual exploitation
Criminal law amendments against trafficking of human beings and sexual exploitation N.C.W. welcomes the amendments to the Criminal Law recently ...

Human Trafficking – in D.C
Human trafficking — in D.C. TODAY'S EDITORIAL August 23, 2006 For most people, the prospect of terrorists with fraudulent documents ...

Vietnamese men sentenced for trafficking Chinese Children
Vietnamese men sentenced for trafficking Chinese children Deutsche Presse Agentur Published: Wednesday August 30, 2006 Hanoi- ...

Duty to Stop Trafficking
Duty to stop trafficking Editorial Comment August 30 2006 We think of poetry at the mention of pentameters. But there is no golden treasury ...

Japanese men arrested for human trafficking from Russia, Ukraine
Japanese men arrested for human trafficking from Russia, Ukraine TOKYO, August 29 (RIA Novosti) - Four Japanese businessmen have been arrested ...

Anti-human trafficking unit to come up: DGP
Anti-human trafficking unit to come up: DGP NT Staff Reporter Panaji, Aug 31: The Director-General of Police, Mr Neeraj Kumar today informed ...

Interpol intensifie la lutte
Interpol intensifie la lutte Trafic des enfants Les forces de sécurité et de défense représentent un maillon essentiel dans ...

India an 'all-rounder' in sex trade
India an 'all-rounder' in sex trade 7 Sep, 2006 NEW DELHI: India has the dubious distinction of being a sort of 'all-rounder' in the ...

Eye on human trafficking as World Cup approaches
Eye on human trafficking as World Cup approaches Web Posted - Thu Sep 14 2006 By Regina Selman The Bureau of Gender Affairs will ...

El 80 por ciento de las colombianas víctimas de trata de personas, ejercen la prostitución
El 80 por ciento de las colombianas víctimas de trata de personas, ejercen la prostitución El 80 por ciento de las colombianas que son víctimas ...

US Lawmakers Condemn Japan’s ‘Human Trafficking’
US Lawmakers Condemn Japan’s ‘Human Trafficking’ By Christopher Carpenter Staff Reporter The U.S. House International ...

Eight sentenced in Finland’s first sex trafficking trial
Eight sentenced in Finland’s first sex trafficking trial Web posted at: 7/21/2006 11:49:56 Source ::: AFP HELSINKI • A Helsinki ...

Congress Hears New Report Ahead of Sex Trafficking Prayer, Fasting Initiative
Congress Hears New Report Ahead of Sex Trafficking Prayer, Fasting Initiative WASHINGTON – A U.S. commission held a hearing on sexual exploitation ...

Journeys of Jeopardy: a Commentary on Current Research on Trafficking of Women and Children for Sexual Exploitation within Europe
Paper commisioned by IOM for the EU/IOM European Conference on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings done in Bruxelles, September 2002. ...

Victims of trafficking in the Balkans: a study of trafficking in women and children for sexual exploitation to through and from the Balkans Region
The study aims to increase understanding of the phenomenon of trafficking in women and children in the Balkans and neighbouring countries by examining ...
Sexual exploitation

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An end to silence : a preliminary study on sexual violence, abuse and exploitation of children affected by armed conflict

Note for implementing and operational partners by UNHCR and Save the Children UK on sexual violence & exploitation: the experience of refugee children in Guinea, Liberia nad Sierra Leone based on initial findings and recommendations from Assessment missio
Sexual exploitation