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Guinea's Children Face Threat of Abandonment, Trafficking
Authorities and aid workers in Guinea say children in impoverished areas are increasingly being abandoned by their families, leaving them on their own, exploited as workers, or at the mercy of traffickers.

January 30, 2008 · Read More »

Combating Human Trafficking in Israel
The Israeli government is expected to approve a plan to combat human trafficking.

December 17, 2007 · Read More »

Victim in Trafficking Case Details Ex-wrestler's Control over Women
Strung out on drugs and reeling from the death of her daughter, Lexi thought she had hit rock bottom in that Cobb County, Georgia extended-stay hotel.

December 16, 2007 · Read More »

West African Human Trafficking is Catalyst for Child Abuse
Akissi was not even 10 when she was sent abroad from Togo to work as a domestic servant for a woman who beat her and twice forced chilli peppers into her vagina to punish her.

November 28, 2007 · Read More »

Houston, Texas Major Hub for Human Trafficking
Large ring kept up to 120 women in virtual slavery.

October 31, 2007 · Read More »

End to human-trafficking UAE’s top priority
The UAE shares the core universal values that make the elimination of human trafficking a top priority, said Dr.

October 31, 2006 · Read More »

Traffickers Exploit Increased Mobility of Underage Girls in Nepal
Sixteen-year-old Sushma does not want to reveal her true identity for fear that the traffickers who sold her into the notorious brothel area of Kamathipura in Mumbai, India, could track her down and kill her.

September 04, 2007 · Read More »

Police in UK Use iPods to Help Trafficking Victims
iPods will be used by police to help victims of human trafficking, cops revealed.

August 12, 2007 · Read More »

Agreement on Guidelines for Practices and Cooperation between the Relevant Government Institutions and Victim Support Agencies in Cases of Human Trafficking
The Cambodian Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, and the Ministry of Health signed an agreement on 6 February 2007.

March 31, 2007 · Read More »

Young Moldovan Mother Who Survived Trafficking Struggles to Recover
As the world marks the 200th anniversary of Britain’s abolition of the slave trade, the struggle against human trafficking, bonded labour and forcible military recruitment continues.

March 27, 2007 · Read More »

Sex Industry in Cambodia
Young children are rehabilitated in a shelter run by activist and former prostitute.

March 23, 2007 · Read More »

Danish Red Cross Vows to Fight Trafficking in Cambodia
The Danish Red Cross donates half a million DKK to the fight against human trafficking in Cambodia.

November 27, 2006 · Read More »

Australia Provides Compensation for Victims of Trafficking
Women trafficked as sex slaves will be given assistance worth more than AUS$350,000 as part of a State Government program.

November 08, 2006 · Read More »

AFESIP Opens New Center for Victims of Sex Trafficking in Vientiane, Lao PDR
Victims of sexual exploitation can now choose their preferred training skills at a new shelter for women and children, enabling them to start a new life after the horrors of the past.

October 19, 2006 · Read More »

New Program in the US Offers a Way Out of Prostitution
Cincinnati, Ohio offers a place where women can exit a life of prostitution.

September 11, 2006 · Read More »


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