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Fez Forum concludes with spotlight on Morrocco's model of tolerance and co-existence
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Fez Forum concludes with spotlight on Morrocco's model of tolerance and co-existence

Speaking at a joint press conference, Miguel Angel Moratinos, the High Representative of the UNAOC, and Nasser Bourita, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, spoke about the Forum and its results. They also hailed the large, high-level participation that enriched the dialogue that took place during the two-day gathering. ‘People are…

‘We get calls everyday’: As human trafficking cases remain high; A Safe Place announces move to expand residential program
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‘We get calls everyday’: As human trafficking cases remain high; A Safe Place announces move to expand residential program

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – One local non-profit, A Safe Place, is looking to expand its program to help survivors free themselves of the trauma that being trafficked can bring. “We get calls every single day, they come from all across the country,” said Director of Charitable Giving Kathleen Peters at A Safe Place. As the…

Thorn at Ten: A Decade of Progress
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Thorn at Ten: A Decade of Progress

How it started More than a decade ago, our co-founder, Ashton Kutcher, saw a TV special about the atrocities of child sex trafficking. Unable to look away, Ashton knew at that moment that he had no choice but to do everything in his power to help defend children experiencing these horrific abuses. After extensive research…

Secunderabad RPF rescues Bihari girl from human trafficking racket – Deccan Chronicle
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Secunderabad RPF rescues Bihari girl from human trafficking racket – Deccan Chronicle

Hyderabad: A minor Bihari girl who was forced into prostitution by Bihar based human traffickers was rescued by Secunderabad Railway Protection Force (RPF) and handed over to her parents on Wednesday. The victim told woman police officials that she managed to escape from the human trafficker from Bihar and came to Secunderabad by hiding under…

Her work to fight human trafficking makes her Sherman Hospital’s nurse of the year
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Her work to fight human trafficking makes her Sherman Hospital’s nurse of the year

A woman trying to raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking has been named Advocate Sherman Hospital’s 2022 Nurse of the Year. Jerilyn Damiani of Hoffman Estates has worked at Sherman for two years, starting in the emergency department before becoming a recovery nurse in the post-anesthesia care unit. She was surprised by supervisors…

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $485K To Combat Human Trafficking – Chelsea Record
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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $485K To Combat Human Trafficking – Chelsea Record

The Baker-Polito Administration last week awarded grant funding to five Massachusetts prosecutor’s offices including Suffolk County to increase their capacity to investigate and prosecute human trafficking while improving services for victims of exploitation. The Suffolk DA office will receive $97,000. The 2023 Human Trafficking Enforcement and Training Grant Program was announced in September of this year. …

Human Trafficking: A Look Inside 'The Life' – WBAY
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Human Trafficking: A Look Inside 'The Life' – WBAY

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WBAY) – Human trafficking is a real issue happening across the country, including Wisconsin. However, most people don’t notice it even when it’s happening right in front of them. In all 72 counties of Wisconsin is another world unseen by most with the worst to offer. It’s known as “The Life.” “The Life,…

Taliban lash 12 people before stadium crowd in Afghanistan – The Toronto Star
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Taliban lash 12 people before stadium crowd in Afghanistan – The Toronto Star

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban lashed three women and nine men in front of hundreds of spectators in a provincial sports stadium Wednesday, signaling the religious extremist group’s resumption of a brutal form of punishment that was a hallmark of their rule in the 1990s. The office of the governor of Logar province, south of…

Journalists urged to delve more into human trafficking – MyJoyOnline.com
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Journalists urged to delve more into human trafficking – MyJoyOnline.com

The media and journalists in Ghana have been advised to delve more into stories that seek to educate the public about human trafficking in Ghana and around the world. Speaking to JoyNews after a one-day intensive workshop for the International Justice Mission’s (IJM) second cohort of the Young Journalists’ Fellowship program, National Director of Advocacy…

After targeting football craze, Kerala Muslim cleric now aims at gender justice campaign
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After targeting football craze, Kerala Muslim cleric now aims at gender justice campaign

Samastha Kerala Jam-Iyyalthul Ulema leader Nasar Faizy Koodathai has come out against the ongoing gender justice campaign of Kerala Kudumbashree Mission saying it is against the fundamental principles of the Constitution and Islam. This would lead to protests, he added. This comes after the prominent Muslim cleric had last week warned against the FIFA World…