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Female drug users shun treatment for fear of losing children - U.N.

Category: Gender in the world 

Kieran Guilbert
2015-06-29

Female drug users worldwide are far less likely than their male counterparts to undergo treatment due to discrimination against mothers and pregnant women and the cost of childcare

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“Protect me from the beasts,” pleads sex-trafficked Pakistani woman

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Azam Khan
2014-04-04

Zunaira Muhammad was 15 years old and dreamed of becoming a software engineer when the woman who promised to finance her education forced her into sex work

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UN Member States appraise Global Action Plan to combat human trafficking

Category: Trafficking 

2013-05-15

During the high-level meeting, countries will examine progress made on the UN Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons

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Insight: Lifting the veil on Afghanistan's female addicts

Category: Gender in the world 

2013-04-16

No estimates are available on how many women are addicted to opium or heroin. Nejat estimates around 60,000 women in Afghanistan regularly take illegal drugs, including hashish and marijuana

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Fighting Sex Trafficking in Brazil – in Fiction and Reality

Category: Trafficking 

2013-03-12

The story generally begins in Brazil’s hinterland, with a pretty, young woman from a disadvantaged background and with little formal education, who is drawn in by false promises and ends up in a sex trade network that stretches overseas...

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Millions of women and girls confront violence around the world.

Category: Gender in the world 

2013-03-08

In a statement issued for International Women's Day, the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Yury Fedotov called for countries, international organisations, civil society and the public to work together to halt violence against women.

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Women Account For Bulk of Human Trafficking Cases

Category: Trafficking 

2013-02-14

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has released its 2012 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons, examining the crime of human trafficking around the world.The majority of the report’s data is compiled from reported cases between 2007 and 2010 across 132 countries.

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Children account for almost a third of all people trafficked globally – new UN report

Category: Trafficking 

2012-12-13

The findings include an increase in the number of girl victims, who make up two thirds of all trafficked children. Girls now constitute 15 to 20 per cent of the total number of all detected victims

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Sex trafficking swells - UNODC

Category: Trafficking 

2012-09-26

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime representative in Nigeria, Ms Mariam Sissoko yesterday said the number of people trafficked for sex was on the increase

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In 2011 24 women were killed in GeorgiaIn 2010

Category: Exclusive 

2012-06-07

the United Nations Office on Drugs and the fight against crime (UNODC) has released the first global report on the most serious form of crime - murder

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