Child Exploitation

Child exploitation includes child domestic work, child soldiers, the recruitment and involvement of children in armed conflict, sexual exploitation and pornography, the use of children for criminal activities including the sale and distribution of narcotics and the involvement of children in harmful or hazardous work.
Irish woman claims priest performed sacrament of the sick on her “for being gay”
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Irish woman claims priest performed sacrament of the sick on her “for being gay”

The Irish Mirror reports that Forrestal described the practice as “ritual abuse” in the hour-long documentary, adding that she was also subjected to recession therapy by a priest. She claimed that she …

Expanding Evidence Base on Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking
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Expanding Evidence Base on Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking

  The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) join forces to host a conference showcasing new research findings on child labour, forced labour, and human trafficking. Worldwide, more than 25 million people were in forced labour for the commercial gain of others, while 160 million…

Witch-hunts and ritual child abuse are a stain on Africa. We must confront them
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Witch-hunts and ritual child abuse are a stain on Africa. We must confront them

Thousands of children accused of witchcraft suffer ritual abuse every year – and those with albinism are the main victims by Joan Nyanyuki  As Africa emerges blinking into the post-pandemic sunlight, children across the continent might hope for a brighter future. Lockdowns drove a surge in violence against children – especially girls – but surely…

Ten Sex Trafficking Red Flags
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Ten Sex Trafficking Red Flags

Sex trafficking is one of the few crimes that interacts with society in such a manner that its victims can walk down the sidewalk next to everyone else and no one knows the horrors they are facing. They can walk into your place of business or sit next to you on public transportation, and you…

Request for Proposals for Endline Evaluation of the Addressing Child Trafficking & Slavery (ACTS) Project
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Request for Proposals for Endline Evaluation of the Addressing Child Trafficking & Slavery (ACTS) Project

Terms of Reference: Request for Proposals for Endline Evaluation of the Addressing Child Trafficking &…

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Ashley Moody Announces Sentencing of Gang Member Trafficking a Young Girl
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Ashley Moody Announces Sentencing of Gang Member Trafficking a Young Girl

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced the sentencing of a known gang member convicted of trafficking a young girl. Moody’s Statewide Prosecutors secured a 13-year prison sentence for Michael Hill after the defendant coerced the teenager to engage in car dates with paying customers and then took a cut of the profit. Hill…