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I can still hear my children’s worried voices from the backseat. ‘Mom, do you think they will be nice? What if I …Education
Children in Damascus are able to play safely from the shelling in the streets above thanks to an underground playground constructed by activists. The subterranean park, which was built in Ghouta in the eastern part of the capital city, allows the city's youth to have a glimpse of a normal childhood …Kids
Former teen prostitute recalls being forced to have sex with dozens of men per day
• Atlanta's illegal sex industry generates around $290 million a year, according to study
• Georgia law gives authorities the opportunity to grant leniency if a girl is willing to go to a safe home
Fifa made a little-noted amendment to its statutes earlier this year but it was one that deserved considerably more attention.
Football's world …Africa
PESHAWAR: The story of 10-year-old Ayesha who was kidnapped from the city, sold in Khost, Afghanistan as a child bride for a malik’s son did not seem …Human Trafficking
On a late December afternoon, a four-year old boy with a Superman tracksuit and cherubic cheeks plopped down in front of a TV here. Nearby, his …Asia
Fears of a famine in North Korea, Fake rice concerns in Philippines, Japan must do utmost to help Mekong countries
The Korea Herald/ANN
In its editorial on July 06, 2015, The Korea Herald expresses concerns about food security in North Korea because of the …World Politics
Zimbabwe's schizophrenia is in vivid evidence on Friday afternoons in the capital Harare's leafy northern suburbs. At the Tin Cup restaurant round …Political History
Conflict-ridden Yemen, where more than 3,000 people have been killed and one million displaced since war broke out in March, is at risk of famine, …Red Cross
Hunger is solvable, if we all work together.
That's been a priority for Gleaners and Forgotten Harvest, and now we need to make sure Congress does its …Kids
An estimated 20 million people worldwide are working under forced and illegal conditions
The U.S. State Department removed Cuba and Malaysia from its human trafficking blacklist on Monday as part of an annual update to its contentious Trafficking in Persons report.
The 2015 report separates 188 …Malaysia
The 12-year-old cousins from Raqqa were taking a rest after their five-hour shift in the lettuce field. It was early afternoon, a light breeze taming the July sun, and it was time for them to go home to their tents. It’s not yet the season to harvest the cannabis in the neighbouring field – that …Kids
SONGKHLA, Thailand — Lang Long’s ordeal began in the back of a truck. After watching his younger siblings go hungry because their family’s rice patch in Cambodia could not provide for everyone, he accepted a trafficker’s offer to travel across the Thai border for a construction job.
It was his …NBA
Former fishing slaves gather at their temporary shelter in Tual, Indonesia.
You may not have heard of Benjina.
It's a little Indonesian island south of …Australia
The move comes days before release of annual United States report ranking nations on anti-trafficking efforts which last relegated Thailand to the bottom rung
Thailand on Friday said it would indict 72 people including a senior army officer over human trafficking after the plight of desperate Burma …Asia
72 people have been indicted in Thailand for their suspected involvement human trafficking just days ahead of a US report investigating Thailand's efforts to combat the illicit trade. July 24, 2015. (Reuters)Human Trafficking
Behind the everyday bargains we all love — the $10 manicure, the unlimited shrimp buffet — is a hidden world of forced labor to keep those prices at …TED Talks
30 June 2015 – The ongoing conflict in Yemen is having a devastating impact on the country’s health system and has exposed millions of children to …United Nations
Myint Naing was 18 when a man came to his village in Burma promising work -- work he's lucky to have survivedSlavery
The Rohingya are refugees with no country and no hope.
Indonesia (MNN) — Over the last couple of months, we’ve reported stories of the Rohingya: …Rohingya
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Asean has resolved to clamp down on the human trafficking rings responsible for luring thousands of would-be migrants from …
Four charged with human-trafficking organization that brought Guatemalan minors to work on Ohio egg farms
CLEVELAND, Ohio — A grand jury in Cleveland charged three Ohio residents and a Texas man with participating in a human-trafficking organization that …Ohio
A man and woman face state human trafficking and federal Mann Act charges after a raid on a Gary apartment.
Vondell B. Henry, 45, and Ashley Ann Friske, 26, both of Gary, were arrested by Lake County Sheriff's Department officers around 8 a.m. Wednesday in an apartment in the 3500 block of …Human Trafficking
A federal indictment unsealed on Thursday accuses four people of running or aiding a slave-labor ring that smuggled Guatemalan teenagers as young as …Ohio
There is growing evidence that children caught up in Syria's war are being abused and used as fighters.
The UN says it has verified that 271 boys and …Syrian Civil War
The blood-soaked executioners of ISIS have spared neither women nor children since the jihadist army established its caliphate a year ago, putting an estimated 74 kids and even more women to death for such offenses as practicing “magic” and refusing to fast during Ramadan.
A total of 3,027 people …Human Rights
A recent UN report on global hunger highlights Bangladesh – a onetime food basket case – for having cut chronic hunger by more than half since 2000.Food
Lester Brown has spent his career making shrewd projections about the food, water, and energy people need to survive, and pushing governments to …
Everyone remembered the e-mail. It landed last July on a Friday. At organizations like this one, which command more than 100 employees, notes announcing someone’s departure usually don’t create much of a stir. But this one did. It involved a young analyst named Michael Hollister. He said he was …Hunger