Stephanie Deloatch

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Greece's child-trafficking problem

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Stories of UNICEF in Action » | UNICEF USA

More than 200 Children Released by Armed Groups in South Sudan UNICEF and partners are supporting the newly released children with medical care, …

States toughen laws against child sex trafficking

States are cracking down on child sex trafficking in the US, including prostitution, pornography, and sexual performance, by better identifying …

Utah should do more to stop child trafficking

Utah has shown improvement in protecting children against sex trafficking, but it can do better, according to an international organization that has …

Oakland struggles to protect children from sex trafficking

Lezlie Sterling/MCT/Getty Images<p>Trina describes herself as the kind of young woman who has always attracted older men.<p>“Anywhere I would go,” she said, “I was just a magnet for creeps.”<p>She was diagnosed with precocious puberty at 5 and said her body’s accelerated development accounts for the older …

The child sex slaves of Brazil's Highway From Hell: Horrifying story of how girls as young as NINE are forced to sell themselves for just £8 a time

• <b>Underage girls are sold for sex every ten miles along the BR-116</b>• <b><br>Young girls prostitute themselves every night for just £8</b>• <b><br>The law turns a blind eye to</b> …

Typhoon Haiyan: children at risk of abuse and trafficking

With aid running short and near anarchy in the hardest-hit areas, the estimated two million children affected by the monster storm are its most vulnerable victims, Save the Children warns<p>Up to two million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan are at risk of abuse or trafficking in the aftermath of …

How UNICEF Innovation Helps Lost Children After Typhoon Haiyan

<i>RapidFTR, a mobile phone-based tool developed by UNICEF, speeds up the process of identifying unaccompanied children and reuniting them with their</i> …

Staggering report exposes US sex trafficking

When Kery Rodriguez was arrested earlier this year during a drug sting in Florida, law enforcement agents discovered that heroine wasn’t the only …

New Report: 11,000 Children Killed in Syria Since 2011

The report, Stolen Futures: The Hidden Toll of Child Casualties in Syria, details the extent to which children are this war's true victims, often …

Sexual violence against girls - we must open our eyes

Extremes are shocking. But they are also, by their nature, easily isolated as beyond the scope of quotidian experience. Ian Watkins, the former singer with Welsh rock band Lostprophets, this week admitted to the most ghastly child sex offences imaginable. It's easy to put Watkins in a box – or a …

Shocking report of abuse: Kids harmed while in state custody

Children supposedly out of harm’s way in foster homes were abused and neglected at a higher rate than their counterparts in schools or day care …

In Pinellas, troubling cases of human trafficking, teen prostitution

Teenage girls are being forced into prostitution in Pinellas County — that's the grim allegation in at least three recent cases that police are …

Growing debate over best way to tackle child bullying

As an increasing number of European countries introduce anti-bullying programmes in their schools, there is increasing debate about what is the most effective method to use.<p>The 8th European Forum on the Rights of the Child, being held in Brussels on December 17 and 18, is devoting a special session …

Brazil's child sex trade soars as 2014 World Cup nears

A tiny figure in minuscule white shorts and a pink strapless top leans against a metal fence outside a school in Fortaleza, the capital of Ceará state, north-east Brazil.<p>She has gloss-coated lips, and her yellow headband, holding back long hair, glows in the lamplight along Juscelino Kubitschek …

Ebook "Taken" documents horrors of Mumbai's child sex slaves

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>British photographer depicts horrors of India's …

Syrian forces 'kill children' near capital

Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have killed seven children during fighting for the town of Nabek, north of the capital Damascus, activists said.<p>The fighting in Nabek pits Assad's army and allied militia against rebel factions including al-Qaeda-linked fighters.<p>Images posted on …

Adolescent girls: a look back at 2013

In 2013 development practitioners working on adolescent girls issues have continued to benefit from the spillover of the "Malala effect".<p>The media attention that the 13-year-old schoolgirl has garnered not only raised the profile of Malala Yousafzai, but also helped keep the needs of adolescent …

Children killed in DR Congo attack, say UN peacekeepers

<b>More than 20 people, including women and children, have been killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, UN peacekeepers say.</b><p>Most appeared to have been hacked to death on Friday and Saturday in two villages in North Kivu, including three girls who were raped and then beheaded.<p>It is not clear …

The ugly truth behind beautiful game

Poliana is 14 years old and has been selling her body for only three months, but she is not short of clients.<p>Her customers are the men working on the …

Modern Slavery Bill Will Give Life Sentence To Traffickers, Aggravated For Rape

Modern day "slave-owners" and human traffickers should face life sentences, with punishment aggravated for rape, a forceful new report has said.<p>The …

The women who sold their daughters into sex slavery - CNN.com

Phnom Penh, Cambodia (CNN)<p>When a poor family in Cambodia fell afoul of loan sharks, the mother asked her youngest daughter to take a job. But not just any job.<p>The girl, Kieu, was taken to a hospital and examined by a doctor, who issued her a "certificate of virginity." She was then delivered to a …

Children in care home 'ghettos' warn MPs

<b>Vulnerable children are being placed in care homes in "crisis communities", alongside ex-offenders and drug addicts, MPs have said.</b><p>MPs on the cross party education select committee say they are worried about children being "exported" from big cities.<p>Education Secretary Michael Gove agreed some were …

Child Protection & Development

FGM is a violation of girls' and women's human rights. UNICEF is fighting to end this violent practice once and for all.

Syrian bombing kills children near school

Seven people have died, five of them children, after a car bomb exploded near a primary school in the Syrian province of Homs, activists and state media have reported, as the death toll from bombing continues to rise.<p>The country's official news agency SANA said on Sunday that the incident took …

Video Shows Child Soldiers Fighting Among Rebel Ranks in Syria

Rebels fighting to oust Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad have enlisted children to their ranks, a video uploaded to the internet by the Middle East …

Middle East

11,420 Children Dead In Syria's Civil War, So Far

<b>Listen · 4:33</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p><i>As we near the end of 2013, NPR is taking a look at the numbers that tell the story of this year. Numbers that, if you really understand them, give insight into the world we're living in, right now. Over the next two weeks, you'll hear the stories</i> …

Nigeria raids 'baby factory', amid rampant child trafficking

Nigerian police raided a home where 19 pregnant women were staying with plans to sell their newborns. Photo: AFP PHOTO<p>LAGOS - Nigeria's police said …

Oakland schools' mission to end child trafficking

The girl in the halter top with long hair and pink lipstick stood on a corner at 19th Avenue and International Boulevard and stared at her phone.<p>Two blocks up, another girl, in white, knee-high boots and a short, leopard-print skirt, was ambling along the sidewalk.<p>"There's another one," said …