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2014-09-18 08:28:46

A new International Rescue Committee report gives voice to thousands of Syrian women and girls, who demand that international rhetoric be turned into action WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The international community, including governments, UN agencies, and NGOs, have been strong on rhetoric but weak on follow through when it comes to the protection of Syrian women and girls, with devastating consequences. That is feedback provided by Syrian women and girls in a new IRC...

2014-09-10 12:32:38

"I enjoy catering to mature gentlemen. My body is a gentleman's playground." - ad appearing on backpage.com confirmed to be selling a child for sex, as cited in NCMEC's amicus brief ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sexually explicit language advertising the sale of children for sex is a common business practice for backpage.com. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children filed an amicus brief urging the Washington State Supreme Court to allow...

2014-06-04 12:34:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Harrisburg-based integrated marketing agency, JPL, recently received a Gold-Award in the 44(th) Annual Creativity International Awards for their work on "Investigating Human Trafficking" training modules. These online training courses were developed in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association (PCPA), PA Coalition Against Rape (PCAR), PA...

2014-05-13 16:26:05

Award Presented At Sixth Annual WIRED BizCon Recognizes Thorn's Work Driving Technology Innovation to Fight Child Sexual Exploitation NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA; TSX: MDZ.A) announced today that it has presented Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children with the 2014 MDC Partners Humanitarian Award recognizing groundbreaking, entrepreneurial innovation in support of humanitarian efforts. The $20,000 award, in its fourth year, was presented...

2014-04-16 12:29:48

AMSTERDAM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Internet hotlines, industry and law enforcement doing more than ever to fight it Today, INHOPE - The International Association of Internet Hotlines published its new data set for the year 2013 showcasing key trends and emerging threats in the distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). Online child sexual exploitation is likely to rise in the coming years, with ever-increasing Internet adoption rates globally and...

2013-12-13 23:28:07

2013 World of Children® Award Holiday Gifts fund the rescue of young girls who are trapped in brothels in India. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Every year, over 1.2 million children are bought and sold into sexual slavery where they are abused, sexually assaulted and denied basic human rights. This holiday season, World of Children Award is taking a stand against traffickers to protect every child’s right to happiness, well-being and freedom. 100% of every donation received during the...

2013-12-11 23:28:15

Sharing their insight and inspiration after traveling around the world to create the documentary "Red Light Green Light" and exploring the effects of legalized prostitution, Jay and Michelle Brock speak to the world using live video streaming. Victoria, BC (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 As nations around the globe attempt to fight sex trafficking, many consider legalizing prostitution. Two filmmakers travel across ten countries to explore the issue, attempting to answer the question:...

2013-11-12 12:04:40

News stories about sexually exploited youth in Canada perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. The study, recently published in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, found that stories seldom focus on perpetrators, do not capture the diversity of victims, and use words that legitimize the illegal act of sexual exploitation committed against youth. "Our research shows that news reports commonly use words that portray...

Global Slavery Index Finds 30 Million In Slavery
2013-10-18 08:49:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An estimated 30 million people around the world are living as slaves, according to a new Global Slavery Index study that ranks 162 countries on the number of people living in slavery, the risk of enslavement and the strength of government actions to combat the problem. The report, released Thursday by the anti-slavery charity Walk Free Foundation, is the first annual index to track slavery on a global basis, and reveals an...


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