U.N.: 2.4 Million Human Trafficking Victims
The UN crime-fighting office announced that 2.4 million people across the globe are victims of human trafficking at any one time, and 80 percent of them are being exploited as sexual slaves.
U.S.Department of State Releases 11th Annual Trafficking in Persons Report
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Announces Release of 11th Annual Trafficking in Persons Report.
Partnering Against Trafficking
Twenty-year-old Oxana Rantchev left her home in Russia in 2001 for what she believed was a job as a translator in Cyprus.
A Legislative Move to Decriminalize Teen Prostitution in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Arrested teenage prostitutes are often sent back to the streets and the pimps who control them because juvenile lockups are filled with more serious offenders, a police officer who specializes in such cases told state legislators.
U.S. Department of State Releases 9th Annual Trafficking in Persons Report
The 2009 Trafficking in Persons Report is the most comprehensive worldwide report on the efforts of governments to combat severe forms of trafficking in persons.
U.S. Department of State Releases 2008 Trafficking in Persons Report
The 2008 Trafficking in Persons Report on 170 countries is the most comprehensive worldwide report on the efforts of governments to combat severe forms of trafficking in persons.
Trafficking of Filipinas in Singapore
The Philippine Embassy in Singapore reports on unabated trafficking of Filipinas to Singapore.
Human Trafficking Steps from the Shadows
On the eve of International Women’s Day, attention turns to the largely invisible issue of modern-day slavery Bay Area residents were shocked when, in 2000, Berkeley landlord and restaurateur Lakireddy Bali Reddy was charged with smuggling minors into the United States and keeping them as sex slaves.
Clamping Down on Trafficking in Bahrain
A database of human trafficking victims in Bahrain will be launched with the support of the United Nations (UN).
New Mexico Attorney General Believes Trafficking Should Be Addressed at State Level
It’s a worldwide problem that officials in New Mexico think is now becoming a problem in this state — human trafficking.
Welcome Remarks at the Second Inter-Ministerial Meeting of the COMMIT Process by Mr. Khalid Malik, United Nations Resident Coordinator
On 14 December 2007, the United Nations Resident Coordinator spoke to the second Inter-Ministerial Meeting of the COMMIT process.
Ireland Criticised in Child Trafficking Report by Amnesty International
Ireland has been criticised in an Amnesty International report for a lack of child trafficking legislation and inadequate treatment for mentally ill children.
MTV, Rain Campaign Against Human Trafficking
MTV, one of the world's largest and influential television network, has launched ``End Exploitation and Trafficking'' (EXIT), a global campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking.
NGOs in Israel Warn Against Plan to Increase Russian Visas
Activists working against human trafficking in Israel called on Tourism Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch to reconsider a move to scrap visa requirements for visiting Russians, fearing the change could increase the flow of illegal sex workers into the country.
Report Issued by Anti-Trafficking Task Force Names California Top Destination for Human Traffickers
California is a top destination for human traffickers who coerce people into the sex trade or hard labor through force or fraud, according to an 18-month government study.The report by a 19-member task force of the California Alliance to Combat Trafficking and Slavery says California is particularly vulnerable to human trafficking because of its international border, ports and airports; its booming immigrant population; and a large economy that includes industries that attract forced labor.
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