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Eritrea's military is trafficking the nation's children, report says

Senior military officers kidnap and hold to ransom youngsters, and many are sold on to human traffickers, according to report<p>Eritrean youths are being kidnapped by senior military officers, smuggled into Sudan and held to ransom, according to a report by Dutch and Swedish researchers. The captives …

Everything You Need To Know About Human Trafficking In 1 Graphic

From the World Economic Forum to the approaching Super Bowl to the current advocacy month, awareness surrounding human trafficking is swelling.<p>To coincide with National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, which lasts through January, UNICEF has tackled the subject with a dynamic …

Female Broadcaster: 'I Almost Became A Victim Of Human Trafficking At The Sochi Olympics'

Instead, Cason and another woman were nearly the victims of a scam that they believe was part of international human sex trafficking.<p>Cason tells her story at <i>xojane.com</i>, and the entire column is both fascinating and frightening. Cason explains:<p>"A man claiming to be a talent acquisition agent booking …

End Sex Trafficking - chrisbrogan.com

Erin Giles has brought to my attention something pretty astounding. Almost 30 million people are currently enslaved by someone else. Not in the past, …

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Nonprofit Opens Florida’s First ‘Safe Home’ For Sex Trafficking Victims

(Photo/Ira Gelb via Flickr)<p>In about two weeks, a Florida nonprofit will open a first-of-its-kind safe house that offers sex trafficking survivors in …

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Super Bowl a 'sex-trafficking magnet' but entertainment world silent about abuse of women

"I'm Ike Turner, turn up / Baby know I don't play / Now eat the cake, Anna Mae," crooned Jay-Z during last Sunday's Grammys performance.<p>For those not well-versed in abuse-glorifying lingo, Ike Turner, the subject of this approving reference, beat his world-famous wife Tina so much and so often that …

Cofounder of anti-sex-trafficking group hit with more rape charges | Reuters

OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - A cofounder of an anti-sex-trafficking group who fled Washington state for his native Nepal after being accused of raping his teenage stepdaughter has been hit with additional charges stemming from the alleged abuse, prosecutors said on Friday.<p>Dhan Pun, 41, was …

Louisiana gay rights group plans to challenge state's same-sex marriage ban

A gay rights group plans a legal challenge to the Louisiana constitution’s prohibition against recognizing same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.<p>The Forum for Equality Louisiana and four gay married couples have called a Wednesday news conference on the issue.<p>A draft of the group’s …

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to Prevent Same-Sex Couples Hospital Visitation Rights

<i>[Please note, this post was written in May of 2011. This is not a new report. I note this because I'm seeing a sudden influx of traffic here, and I don't want readers to be confused. I no longer cover education which is why I was writing about Walker at the time. For more up-to-date info on Walker</i> …

Gay Marriage Rights Have Helped And Hurt Same-Sex Relationships, YourTango Dating Experts Conclude

Same-sex marriage has both helped and hurt gay relationships, a panel of YourTango dating experts determined.<p>"I think it's done both, actually," professional dating coach and matchmaker J. Cameron Gantt said. "It's actually put us in a position where we're now forced to think about whether we want …

Same-sex marriage: one step forward, two steps back

Evolution of marriage continues in England and Wales but hits brick wall in India and Australia<p>This week, the equalities minister, Maria Miller, announced that same-sex weddings in England and Wales can take place from March 2014. Ms Miller's news was not unexpected, because parliament had passed …

Portuguese parliament approves referendum on adoption rights for same-sex couples

The parliament in Portugal has thrown into doubt a law for limited adoption rights for same-sex couples.<p>The first reading of the bill had been passed by lawmakers last year. But the centre-right Social Democratic Party used their majority to force a referendum on the issue by an 11 vote …

Why Gay Rights and Trans Rights Should Be Separated

In the fight for civil rights, the battles have typically been fought between two parties. Whether it was blacks vs. whites, men vs. women or Meryl Streep vs. actresses everywhere, there never has been a need to identify a third party. And in the tradition of the haves versus the have-nots, the …

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Gay Couple Bucks Texas and the Methodist Church by Getting Married in Both

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>51-year couple Jack Evans and George Harris visit @dallasvoice for their Dallas Gay Pride Book photo …