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Religious sisters posing as prostitutes to save sex slaves eye expansion

Ellen Wulfhorst
2015-11-19

An army of religious sisters who rescue victims of human trafficking by posing as prostitutes to infiltrate brothels and buying children being sold into slavery, is expanding to 140 countries

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Norway vows to strengthen laws to fight modern slavery by signing U.N. treaty

2015-11-19

Norway vowed to ramp up its fight against modern slavery, becoming the second country after Niger to approve a UN treaty designed to give countries the legal muscle to combat trafficking

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Childhood sex-trafficking victim “raped more than 43,000 times”

2015-11-12

Human trafficking has become a trade so lucrative and prevalent, that it knows no borders and links towns in central Mexico with cities like Atlanta and New York

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Qatar complicit in 'modern slavery' despite reforms - unions

Chris Arsenault
2015-10-29

Qatar has announced modest plans to reform its labor laws for foreign workers, but rights groups said that the 2022 World Cup host remains complicit in "modern slavery."

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Eyes in the sky: online "mappers" track child slavery in Ghana

Kieran Guilbert
2015-10-29

More than 20,000 children are forced into slavery on Lake Volta, the International Labour Organization estimates

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Undercover raid sees 48 girls, women saved from Mumbai sex traffickers

2015-10-27

Operation Underground Railroad, a charity founded by Utahns, saw the rescue of 48 women and girls from human traffickers in two separate Mumbai raids this month

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Obama administration faces criticism over human trafficking report

2015-08-04

Several U.S. politicians sharply criticized the Obama administration on Monday over an annual global report on human trafficking...

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Public Defender of Georgia Monitors Shelters of Trafficking Victims

2015-07-29

The Gender Equality Department of the Public Defender's Office monitored service centers (shelters) of human trafficking victims on 10-11 June 2015, under the authority granted by law

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Peru rescues 39 'slave workers' from Shining Path farm

2015-07-29

Some of the captives said they had been kidnapped some 30 years ago. The defence ministry said 26 of them were children, some of whom were born in captivity

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