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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. ...

Girls free from sex kidnap ordeal
This article reveals the plight of two young women who had been kidnapped and held as sex slaves in a cellar for three years in Russia. Their captor was ...

Human trafficking - not just yesterday's problem
The purpose of this article is general education about human trafficking. It argues that trafficking is a form of modern day slavery affecting some 27 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

UAE Continues Trafficking Children As Camel Jockeys
Traffickers are abducting or luring young boys away from their families in South Asia and Africa with promises of well-paid work, education and training. ...

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 ...

Combating Human Trafficking in Asia: a Resource Guide to International and Regional Legal Instruments, Political Commitments and Recommended Practices
"Combating Human Trafficking in Asia: a Resource Guide to International and Regional Legal Instruments, Political Commitments and Recommended Practices" ...

Philippines-based terror groups eyed in child trafficking, says US
The US government disclosed on Wednesday that Philippine-based terror groups may have been involved in child trafficking for the purpose of enslaving ...

Baby trafficking with Bulgaria, 6 arrested in Pordenone
Pordenone Police arrested six people who recruited in Bulgaria pregnant women who wanted to abandon their children for amounts of money from 4000 and ...

Modern-day slavery
According to the State Department, each year an estimated 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders and forced into prostitution ...

Sex Slaves Destination for Bulgarians
Macedonia - Sex Slaves Destination for Bulgarians: Bulgaria is a transit country for sex slaves, heading for neighboring Macedonia, according to reports. ...

Czech Republic: US seeks solution to trafficking
Ambassador John Miller, director of the U.S. State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, paid a visit to the Czech Republic ...

USA: 140 years after emancipation, trafficking in humans persists
They are used in prostitution, farming and mining. Overwhelmingly, they are women and children. They are slaves, and scholars say there are as many as ...

USA: Texas task force aims at human trafficking
Federal, state and local officials Friday announced a Texas task force to crack down on human trafficking and slavery. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, joined ...

Ghana: U.S. Labor Secretary Visits with Victims of Child Trafficking in Ghana
U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao today met with children who have been the victims of child trafficking at the Kokrobite primary school outside ...

USA-New York: 17 year-old represents Ghana at Youth for Human Rights
On August 23rd and 24th, when young delegates from such diverse countries as Australia, Guyana, India, Nepal, South Korea, South Africa, Zambia, Germany ...

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) ...

Human trafficking common--lawyer
MICHIGAN:IMLAY CITY - Human trafficking and slavery is alive and well, including in mid-Michigan, law enforcement officials and social service agents ...

Human trafficking alleged in Nanakuli
A Tongan man testified yesterday before a federal judge that he was brought to Hawai'i for odd jobs and farm labor and ended up in conditions approaching ...

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. ...

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 ...

Forman un grupo de trabajo para atacar el tráfico de personas
Las autoridades federales, estatales, locales y agencias no gubernamentales se unieron ayer para formar la coalición Los Angeles Metropolitan Task Force ...

FG Smashes Human Trafficking Syndicate
Federal Government said yesterday it has smashed a syndicate of human traffickers operating between Nigeria and Spain. This information was ...

21st-century slavery calls for 21st-century abolitionism
Ambassador John Miller is head of the State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. But he has a simpler word for what he is ...

Parents, children complicit in human trafficking—Report
Child trafficking to Saudi Arabia is mostly done with the agreement of parents and their children, according to a new study by the Yemeni Center for Social ...

Human trafficking, fastest growing global biz
Organised crime has turned human traffic into a most flourishing business, involving between 8,00,000 and 9,00,000 victims in Africa and annual dividends ...

Bill on financial dealings targets countries allowing slavery
The state could cut financial relationships with companies that do business in countries that support slavery and human trafficking, under a bill heard ...

Slavery of sexual trafficking finds its way into Minnesota
Minnesota fosters an environment ripe for modern-day slavery, more commonly known as human trafficking. In 2003, the National Institute of Justice named ...

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 ...

US State Department's Estimate of Sudanese Slaves 'Far Too Low';CSI Calls for Independent Slavery Commission
The head of Sudan's "Dinka Chiefs Committee" (DCC), James Aguir, rejects as "far too low" the U.S. State Department's estimate of 14,000 as the number ...

Sex Slaves, Revisited Looking Back ate the New York Times Magazine piece 16 months later
Left unchallenged, even the wildest guesses take on the certitude of fact," reporter Christopher S. Wren wrote in 1997. Wren's subject was the size and ...

Trafficking can turn anyone's child into a commodity

Human Trafficking Lifetime Miniseries
Human Trafficking Lifetime Miniseries The trafficking of human beings to be sold as sex slaves is one of the most horrifying crimes being committed ...

Barbados: migrant exploitation and human trafficking
Barbados: migrant exploitation and human trafficking There is definite labour exploitation of migrants in Barbados, especially in the following ...

Little Saigon Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking Overseas
Little Saigon Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking Overseas Nguoi Viet, News Report, Audrey Pham, Oct 26, 2005 ORANGE, Calif. — The stories are heartbreaking. ...

Human trafficking seen as threat within nation's borders, conference attendees told
Human trafficking seen as threat within nation's borders, conference attendees told Nov 21, 2005 By Kelli Cottrell Baptist Press LOS ...

Police target human trafficking
Police target human trafficking In Indiana, at least 2 inquiries are under way into rings that push people into prostitution, slavery By Kevin Corcoran ...

Human trafficking seen as threat within nation’s borders
Human trafficking seen as threat within nation’s borders Published December 8, 2005 LOS ANGELES (BP)–Faith-based organizations are helping ...

Human Trafficking a Growing Problem in Utah
Human Trafficking a Growing Problem in Utah December 13th, 2005 @ 3:47pm Richard Piatt Reporting 'Modern slavery', those are the words ...

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 ...

Slavery Slips Through Cracks in U.S. Policy
Slavery Slips Through Cracks in U.S. Policy Part One of Two by Michelle Chen (bio) Even though Americans are increasingly aware ...

PREMIÈRE JOURNÉE COMMÉMORATIVE DU SOUVENIR DE L’ESCLAVAGE ET DE SON ABOLITION
PREMIÈRE JOURNÉE COMMÉMORATIVE DU SOUVENIR DE L’ESCLAVAGE ET DE SON ABOLITION Jacques Chirac : "... une entreprise de déshumanisation qui ...

Sex traffic: Danielle was 15 when she was sold into slavery in the UK
Sex traffic: Danielle was 15 when she was sold into slavery in the UK A major report into trafficking of thousands of children into sexual slavery ...
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