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Ed Sheeran Covers Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'

Following the duet version with Mary J. Blige, Ed Sheeran gives Sam Smith’s soulful ballad the cover treatment for BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge. The …

‘Allah Is a Lie!’ ‘Muhammad Is a Pedophile!’: ‘Million Muslim March’ Met With Counter-Protest

Demonstrators at the “Million Muslim March” in Washington, D.C. Wednesday were met with counter-protesters who shouted “Allah is a lie!” and other charges on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.<p>“Why is there so much security at the airport? Thank a Muslim. Why are there so many wars …

3D-printed cast uses ultrasound to speed healing

<i>(Credit: A' Design Awards)</i><p><b>A stylish-looking 3D-printed cast for broken bones uses an ultrasonic pulse generator to help stimulate the growth of new</b> …

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

Brand names that appear in NY standardized tests vex parents

"Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.<p>Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers showed up on the tests more than a million students in grades 3 through …

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; …

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India's tea firms urged to act on slave trafficking after girls freed

Slave traders took girls as young as 11 from an Indian plantation that supplies tea to Tetley and sold them on to a life of abuse as domestic servants, an investigation has revealed.<p>The girls were taken from the Nahorani estate in Assam, owned by a consortium that includes Tetley's parent company, …

Female genital mutilation: London hospitals treat 4,000 patients

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/regions/london/1062000/1062065_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534447938_b7a6c49e509f0d227c834c625f6603f3<p><b>Nearly 4,000 women and girls have been treated for female genital mutilation (FGM) in London's hospitals since 2009, according to new …

Female Genital Mutilation

Two men first to be charged in UK under FGM Act

Two men are to be charged in the first UK prosecutions under the Female Genital Mutilation Act, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has announced.<p>Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena and Hasan Mohamed will be charged when they appear before magistrates at Westminister magistrates court next month. The case …

Egypt launches first prosecution for female genital mutilation after girl dies

A doctor will stand trial for the first time in Egypt on charges of female genital mutilation, after a 13-year-old girl died following an alleged operation in his clinic last year.<p>In a landmark case, Dr Raslan Fadl is the first doctor to be prosecuted for FGM in Egypt, where the practice was banned …

Iraq child-marriage bill sparks outrage among human rights groups

A draft law before Iraq's parliament that would legalise the marriage of girls as young as nine and restrict women's rights in matters of parenting, divorce and inheritance is a political move to define the identity of the country's majority Shias before next month's election, officials say.<p>The …

Resources

January, 2017<p>Our new statistics report provides 2016 data from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline, Polaris's BeFree Textline, and …

Human Trafficking

A Mother's Story — What Parents Need to Know About Trafficking

Danielle was 17 years old, a freshman at Northeastern University, when she met the trafficker who forced her into two years of sex slavery. She …

Sex-trafficking cases hard to crack in Wisconsin

WAUSAU, Wis. — On an October day in 2010, a 22-year-old woman strolled along National Avenue in Milwaukee, headed to a friend's home to spend the night.<p>An SUV pulled up alongside her. The door opened, and a stocky, bearded man jumped from the driver's seat, grabbed her by the jacket and threw her …

Taxpayers fund teaching creationism

Taxpayers in 14 states will bankroll nearly $1 billion this year in tuition for private schools, including hundreds of religious schools that teach Earth is less than 10,000 years old, Adam and Eve strolled the garden with dinosaurs, and much of modern biology, geology and cosmology is a web of …

The Obamacare report card

Time’s up, Obamacare. Ready for your grades?<p>After six months, the first enrollment season is coming to an end. So it’s time to take stock, with POLITICO’s report card that covers the highs and lows of the rollout.<p>If you’re a supporter of the law, you might be cringing right now — you know the areas …

Stories of UNICEF in Action » | UNICEF USA

How Breastfeeding Could Save More Than 820,000 Young Lives Annually In honor of World Breastfeeding Week 2018, a look at why UNICEF is committed to …