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More than 40 million people trapped in slavery: new global estimate

Category: Trafficking 

2017-09-19

The ILO and Walk Free conducted surveys in 48 countries and interviewed more than 71,000 people with findings supplemented by data from the International Organization for Migration

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Britain’s Celebrities Urge Government to Admit More Child Refugees

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-15

Only 200 unaccompanied children have been accepted under the nine-month plan. Another 150 will be admitted in the next few weeks before it is closed

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Sakharov prize: Yazidi women win EU freedom prize

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-10-27

Two Yazidi women who escaped sexual enslavement by so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq have won Europe's top human rights award, the Sakharov prize

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High risk of modern slavery in nearly 60 percent of countries, global index finds

Category: Trafficking 

2016-08-11

Most countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, with North Korea ranked worst in the world

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Despite reform, Saudi "guardianship" still restricts women - HRW

Category: Gender in the world 

Tom Finn
2016-07-18

Dozens of Saudi women said they were subject to male supervision when applying for a passport, getting married and accessing medical treatment

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Romanian police smash slavery gang, children rescued

Category: Trafficking 

2016-07-14

The people were locked, chained and undressed during the night, beaten and forced to eat lunch off the floor for the amusement of the suspects

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Islamic State tightens grip on captives held as sex slaves

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-07-06

The advertisement on the Telegram app is as chilling as it is incongruous: A girl for sale is "Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old.... Her price has reached $12,500 and she will be sold soon."

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Trafficking in Persons Report 2016: Georgia

Category: Trafficking 

2016-07-01

During the reporting period, the government increased the anti-trafficking capacity of its law enforcement through funding an unprecedented number of trainings for police, prosecutors..

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ISIS extremists burn 19 Yezidi girls to death in Mosul

Category: Gender based violence 

Jan Nasro
2016-06-06

Extremist jihadis of the Islamic State (ISIS) executed 19 Yezidi girls by burning them to death, activists and eyewitnesses reported

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Almost 46 mln people trapped in slavery with North Korea, India key offenders - global index

Category: Trafficking 

Alex Whiting
2016-06-02

Almost 46 million people are living as slaves globally with the greatest number in India but the highest prevalence in North Korea

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