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Serbia dismantles human trafficking ring

BELGRADE (AFP) - Serbian police took down a human trafficking ring on Wednesday with the arrest of 46 illegal immigrants from Syria and Afghanistan …

Human Trafficking

13th UN Crime Congress: It's a crime campaigns

The Effect of Transnational Crime on Sustainable Development<p><i>"Justice and the rule of law are also fundamental for development. The rule of law</i> …

United Nations

Polk human trafficking sting nets 61 arrests

A Polk County undercover human trafficking sting netted 61 arrests, including a husband and wife, and a PGA professional who said he has used social …

Crime

Sex trafficking victim back from the brink

DALLAS – For "Taylor," it all began outside a bus station in downtown Dallas three years ago. She was 15 at the time, and running away from …

Crime

Pope Francis World Day Of Peace Message 2015 Calls For End To Human Trafficking And Slavery

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis called for a global mobilization to combat human trafficking and slavery on Wednesday, appealing to consumers to shun goods that may have been produced by exploited workers.<p>In his message for the Roman Catholic Church's World Day of Peace on Jan. 1, the pope …

Slavery

Few charged with human trafficking end up behind bars

LONDON, Ont. – Arrests in recent years for human trafficking have made for exciting front page headlines. The withdrawal of charges have happened …

Human Trafficking

A Child's Life After Human Trafficking

When I think about what ’home’ means to me, I think about David.<p>Upon arriving at one of our SOS Children’s Villages in Nicaragua, I saw 15-year-old David sitting nervously at a table by himself. This was an unusual sight for me. On each of my trips to our villages, I had been greeted with big hugs, …

Parenting

11 abducted infants rescued, 34 suspects arrested in human trafficking case

A total of 11 infants abducted by a human trafficking group in Yunnan province were rescued during a bust, China Daily reports. Police arrested 34 …

Shanghai

Christian Examiner Newspaper, Christian News, Christian Commentary, Church Events

"Katie" met him at the mall. Though she was only 15, she knew that there was something different about this one. From the start, he showered her with …

Faith

Man charged with human trafficking of 14-year-old girl

Austin police have charged a man with human trafficking after he admitted to prostituting a 14-year-old girl, according to an arrest affidavit.<p>Police …

Crime
Africa

Christian college to offer free education to victims of sex trafficking

A California Christian college is giving victims of sex trafficking the chance to get a free college education.<p>Point Loma Nazarene University, based in San Diego, is launching a crowdfunding campaign this month with the goal of raising $40,000 in 40 days for the new scholarship fund, called Beauty …

Education

Sex Trafficking Isn't An 'Over There' Issue, 100,000 U.S. Kids Are Sold Into It Every Year

Selling children into sex trafficking may seem like a remote issue, something that happens in far-off places where kids live in extreme poverty and their rights aren’t valued.<p>But it’s happening right here, all over the United States.<p>And a new campaign wants people to take note that more than …

Hilton Worldwide

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 …

Slavery

States tackling Google on human trafficking, drugs

The attorneys general of several states are turning up the heat on Google, concerned that the search engine giant makes it easier for criminals to sell illegal drugs online, engage in human trafficking and peddle pirated intellectual property.<p>At the summer meeting of the National Association of …

Vital 'golden hour' after human trafficking victims are rescued

Care workers say first step to freedom is helping victims make decisions: 'Many won't have made a decision for a long time'<p>The delicate moments after suspected victims of human trafficking are rescued are so important they are known by care workers as "the golden hour".<p>The first step on the road to …

Slavery

Republican lawmakers, J.B. Van Hollen team up for human trafficking bill

A Republican-backed bill that would strengthen Wisconsin’s human trafficking laws and expunge a victim’s record if they were incorrectly convicted of …

Madison

Child Trafficking

End Trafficking: Q & A with FBI Special Agent Greg Bristol

Greg Bristol joined the FBI in 1987 and focused on Washington D.C. area trafficking cases as a member of the FBI's Civil Rights Squad. Bristol also …

Slavery

Infographic: A Global Look at Human Trafficking

UNICEF USA<p>https://www.unicefusa.org/stories/infographic-global-human-trafficking-statistics<p>article<p>A Global Look at Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

Can China Stop Organ Trafficking?

Guo Bin, a six-year-old boy from Shanxi province, in northern China, thought the sky had gone permanently dark when he woke up, one day this summer, bloody-faced and crying near his parents’ home. “We originally thought he had fallen down and smashed his face,” Guo’s father, a farmer, told a local …

China

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

In conjunction, UNICEF USA's End Trafficking Project is launching its second annual campaign, <b>Learn the Signs</b>. A new video highlights its aims — …

Slavery

How companies are tackling sex trafficking at the Super Bowl

Human trafficking relies on airlines, hotels and other businesses, but companies like Hilton and Delta are fighting to stop them<p>Governor Chris Christie's aides aren't the only ones trying to stop traffic in New Jersey.<p>During this weekend's Super Bowl festivities, companies, government agencies and …

Slavery

Pimp My Daughter...For The Super Bowl

• shares<p><i>“We came up here to work and make money with a pimp,” said the mother who brought her 15-year-old daughter from Florida to NYC.</i><p>—<p>Yolanda …

Russia to rejoin the UN Council on Human Rights - Russia Beyond

The United Nations General Assembly elected Russia to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) for a three-year term beginning in 2014.<p>Russia received votes from 176 out of 193 countries. In total, 14 new member countries, including China, Cuba and Saudi Arabia, were elected to the HRC.<p>The Human Rights …

Rights & Freedoms

Number of UK-born children being trafficked for sexual abuse soars

National Crime Agency says 56 children from UK identified as potential victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation in 2013<p>The number of UK-born children identified as being trafficked for sexual abuse showed a sharp increase last year, according to figures published on Tuesday by the National …

UK Home Office