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Video materials that include references to human trafficking or related issues.

The Mental Health Effects of Human Trafficking – Psychiatric Times
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The Mental Health Effects of Human Trafficking – Psychiatric Times

Mental health clinicians should be more aware of how to identify and track potential victims of human trafficking. Lujain Alhajji, MD, discusses what patients are vulnerable to being trafficked and their barriers to care in this video. To read more about human trafficking, see our December 2021 CME article, Psychiatrists’ Response to Human Trafficking. Dr…

Human Trafficking Myths Exploded: Women Offend Too, and It’s Happening in Our Own Back Yard – Newswise
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Human Trafficking Myths Exploded: Women Offend Too, and It’s Happening in Our Own Back Yard – Newswise

  Newswise — A new study has exploded four common myths around human trafficking in Australia, debunking the perception that offenders are exclusively male, foreigners, unknown to their victims and use physical force to control them. The stereotypes, perpetuated in the media, popular culture and by governments, couldn’t be further off the mark, according to…

GLO.ACT facilitates workshop on legislation and possible solutions to counter migrant smuggling in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
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GLO.ACT facilitates workshop on legislation and possible solutions to counter migrant smuggling in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Erbil, KRI – 23 March 2022 – Over the past nine months, the issue of migrant smuggling and how best to address this crime has gained momentum in Iraq. To support counterparts in Iraq UNODC, under the framework of the Global Action against Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants (GLO.ACT-Asia and the Middle East),…

California resident charged in human smuggling scheme
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California resident charged in human smuggling scheme

Seattle – A 48-year-old Elk Grove, California man was arrested May 24, 2022, in Lacey, Washington, and was charged by criminal complaint with running a human smuggling scheme over the northern border with Canada and into Washington State, announced U.S. Attorney Nick Brown.  Rajinder Pal Singh, aka Jaspal Gill, has been detained since his arrest…

Chesterfield County Man Sentenced for Production of Child Pornography
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Chesterfield County Man Sentenced for Production of Child Pornography

A Chesterfield Count man was sentenced today to 30 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release for producing child pornography.

Justice Department Observes National Missing Children’s Day
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Justice Department Observes National Missing Children’s Day

As part of the 39th annual National Missing Children’s Day commemoration, the Department of Justice today honored 12 courageous individuals for their extraordinary efforts to recover missing children and bring sexual predators to justice.

Putting Women at the Forefront to Combat Crime and Protect Rights
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Putting Women at the Forefront to Combat Crime and Protect Rights

© UNODC Vienna (Austria), 19 May 2022 – Human trafficking and migrant smuggling are global crimes that can affect all genders and ages. However, women and girls consistently account for the majority of detected trafficking victims, primarily for sexual exploitation, and females who are smuggled over borders are more exposed to sexual violence and rape than…