Celebrating Cyntoia Brown’s Clemency, Rights Advocates Vow to Continue Fighting for Human Trafficking Survivors Behind Bars

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Celebrating Cyntoia Brown’s Clemency, Rights Advocates Vow to Continue Fighting for Human Trafficking Survivors Behind Bars

Celebrating Cyntoia Brown’s Clemency, Rights Advocates Vow to Continue Fighting for Human Trafficking Survivors Behind Bars

“This victory belongs to Cyntoia Brown and to the Tennessee human trafficking activists, especially black women, who refused to concede injustice and instead organized to create change.”

Source: www.commondreams.org/news/2019/01/07/celebrating-cyntoia-browns-clemency-rights-advocates-vow-continue-fighting-human

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Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

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Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

A new UN report published on Monday shows that human trafficking is on the rise and taking on “horrific dimensions”, with sexual exploitation of victims the main driver. Children now account for 30 per cent of those being trafficked, and far more girls are detected than boys.

Source: news.un.org/en/story/2019/01/1029912

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UN human trafficking report: Record number of girls reported as victims

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UN human trafficking report: Record number of girls reported as victims

UN human trafficking report: Record number of girls reported as victims

Girls account for almost a quarter of all trafficking victims detected globally, according to an new UN report.

Source: www.cnn.com/2019/01/07/world/un-2018-global-report-on-trafficking-in-persons/index.html

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Peru police bust ‘baby trafficking ring’

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Peru police bust ‘baby trafficking ring’

Peru police bust ‘baby trafficking ring’

The former head of Peru’s national police is among those arrested for alleged baby trafficking.

Source: www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-46124647?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.com/news/topics/c77jz3mdmr3t/human-trafficking

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What to know about human trafficking in Arizona: fact versus fiction

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What to know about human trafficking in Arizona: fact versus fiction

What to know about human trafficking in Arizona: fact versus fiction

Misconceptions about the realities of human trafficking in Arizona can be dangerous for the community at large as it can instill unnecessary fear and shroud the real dangers of this crime.

Source: www.statepress.com/article/2018/11/spmagazine-what-you-need-to-know-about-human-trafficking-in-arizona

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