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10 women who shaped 2013

The women of the year helped bring the economy back from the brink, worked against tyranny, and championed equality, education and justice. Most of all, they helped open our eyes to how much remains to be done.<p><b>Malala Yousafzai</b><p>If 2012 was the year most of us first heard about the 14-year-old …

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Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

The Week in Review: Nelson Mandela, RIP

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>As just about everyone knows by now, Nelson Mandela, the prominent politician and leader who led South Africa out …

Chinese sewage is feeding superbugs that no antibiotic can kill

Antibiotics have saved hundreds of millions of lives and extended billions of others. But paradoxically, the more they are used the more the bacteria they fight get stronger, with potentially lethal consequences.<p>While some “superbugs,” as antibiotic-resistant bacteria are known, can be killed with …

Microbiology

India police charge 6 in gang rape of young woman

Police arrested 10 people and charged six of them with raping a 21-year-old woman in southern India, an officer said Friday, a year after a fatal …

Crime

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Trafficking is an evil trade exploiting a weak system. We must act

The government's modern slavery bill is welcome. But it may yet fail those most at risk from the trade in human lives – children<p>William Wilberforce's mission was to help and liberate the "poor, helpless, friendless slaves". Yet two centuries after he fought for its abolition, the trade in human …

The Domestic Labor and Sex Trafficking of Homeless Youth

"Children and youth victimized in human trafficking are not social outcasts or criminals. Rather, they are our neighbors and friends, our nieces and nephews, and our children and grandchildren who have been or who are currently being mentally, physically, and sexually abused. And they don't need us …

LGBT Youth At High Risk Of Becoming Human Trafficking Victims

Not only are LGBT youth more likely than their straight counterparts to be bullied by peers and ostracized by their communities, but they’re also at …

9 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking

Human trafficking has been identified as the largest human rights violation in the history of mankind. Here are nine things you should know about …

Central America's drug cartels turn their attention to trafficking people

The offer was tempting. Francisco needed work. His friend assured him that his contact in the US would pay for his transport and give him a passport and a well-paid job, no questions asked. And so, just as many others in the same position would, Francisco took the chance.<p>The decision almost cost …

Human trafficking will not end until it ends in India

For generations, 300 million Dalits—the poorest of the poor in India—have been taught that they are worthless.<p>Less than human.<p>Excluded from society, they have limited access to education or justice.<p>They are used, cheated, and abused freely by others.<p>They are given no protection by law enforcement; …

LTE: Sex Trafficking Is Serious Issue Here and Abroad

A former intern for Frank Wolf praises the work of GOP legislators in targeting the crime.<p>Dear Editor,<p>I was ecstatic to learn of the progress our …

Trafficking in Thailand: what the Tip doesn't say

Thailand is well known as a destination country for migrant children and adults in search for better economic conditions. Human trafficking in the "land of smiles" is often underestimated by the government and overestimated by some NGOs. Until today, an unknown number of migrants and Thai find …

The Reality of Human Trafficking in the Americas: Disturbing Story of a 9-Year-Old Abducted and Apparently Sold Into Sex Slavery

<i>See how you can watch the full episode of “For the Record” here.</i><p>—<p>If you think human sex trafficking is something found in Mexico, you’d be right. But if you think it’s something only found south of the border and not in America, you’d be dangerously wrong.<p>On Wednesday night, TheBlaze TV’s “For the …

Recognize the Signs

Are you or someone you know being trafficked? Is human trafficking happening in your community? Recognizing potential red flags and knowing the …

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

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 are threatened with being sold to people traffickers if they do not raise tens of thousands of dollars. Some are freed if …

Benin's poverty pushes youngsters into the employ of child traffickers

The abuse Timothy Goudjana suffered as a teenage labourer in Nigeria still haunts him. But decades later, he sent two of his own children, at a much younger age, to a similar fate.<p>Human trafficking is the world's fastest rising organised crime. Each year, 4 million African children – equivalent to …

The resistance of child slaves themselves will force the end of slavery | Gordon Brown

A new anti-slavery coalition is campaigning for the right of every child to be free of exploitation and secured in education<p>Ratni was 14 years old when she was sold into slavery, handed over to a family friend who had promised her a better life. Forced into bonded labour as an unpaid domestic …

Child Sex Trafficking Rescue: FBI Saves 105 Victims in 'Operation Cross Country'

The FBI has rescued 105 child sex-trafficking victims, FBI Assistant Director Ronald Hosko announced Monday.<p>The youngest of the rescued children was 9 years old, according to Reuters.<p>One underage victim told officials she became involved with prostitution when she was 11, according to CNN.<p>"Many …

Former Child Trafficking Victim Now Mentors Others

Growing up there was a lot of domestic violence in my household, a lot of things that were directly impacting me at a young age. And when I got into foster care there really wasn't any outlets to kind of like talk about my trauma or ... any of the things things that I've been through.<p><i>Each week,</i> …

Maria case exposes extent of child trafficking in crisis-hit Greece

The chaotic state of Greece and its public institutions was once again thrust into the spotlight on Friday when police announced they had arrested a childless couple in Athens on suspicion of attempting to pass off an eight-month-old Roma girl as their own.<p>The pair were seized as DNA tests proved …

Liam Neeson Makes the Invisible Visible in Chilling Child-Abuse PSA for Unicef

In May, we saw a billboard use lenticular printing to illustrate how violence against children can easily go unseen. Now, a new PSA from the United …

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Theresa May urged to introduce legal guardians for child trafficking victims

Theresa May will fail the victims of the "vile" practice of child trafficking if she declines to establish a nationwide system of legal guardians to monitor the domestic victims of the global crime, the shadow home secretary, Yvette Cooper, has warned.<p>As Britain's leading children's charities …

Why IVF parents are choosing girls over boys

He said in about one in 20 cases parents sought pre-implantation diagnosis simply for sex selection to lower their risk of having a child with …

Autism

How Much Can A Human Body Sweat Before It Runs Out?

Drip, drip, drip<p>It all depends on the size, physical fitness and hydration of the person in question, but it's possible to sweat buckets before heatstroke sets in and we pass out. After all, there are about three million sweat glands on the human body (the highest concentration is on our palms), …