Child Sex Trafficking

Child sex trafficking refers to the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a minor for the purpose of a commercial sex act.

How people use TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story to educate others
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How people use TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story to educate others

Radical Empathy Education Foundation (REEFcares.org) licenses their virtual reality empathy training software, TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story, to trainers and groups across the world. Screenshot of Lisa’s neighborhood in TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story Licensees (in Texas, Illinois, California, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Arkansas, and elsewhere) have come up with some very creative ways to use…

Virtual Reality Training Packages Defined by Radical Empathy
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Virtual Reality Training Packages Defined by Radical Empathy

To be sure people get the attention they need when they need assistance at events, we recommend one assistant per every 5 headsets in use. Licensees are encouraged to use the training software in any way they wish. Here are a few real-world use cases from our licensees. Community-based in-person human trafficking prevention training. Community…

More Than Meets the Eye: The Immense Web of Human Trafficking and Its Vast Implications
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More Than Meets the Eye: The Immense Web of Human Trafficking and Its Vast Implications

“The existing social order is a swindle and its cherished beliefs mostly delusions.” – George Orwell  Human trafficking is an issue that takes many forms and typologies across the world and society. Traditionally, human trafficking is thought of as falling into one of two categories: sex trafficking, trafficking in persons for commercial sexual exploitation, or…

Third Committee – Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Issues | UN Press
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Third Committee – Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Issues | UN Press

Note: A complete summary of today’s Third Committee meetings will be available on Tuesday, 4 October. Briefing DELPHINE SCHANTZ, of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), expressed her agency’s support for Member States in their fight against drugs, corruption, terrorism and organized crime, including crimes that affect the environment, and cybercrime.  Championing…

Girls’ enrollment drops at college and university levels
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Girls’ enrollment drops at college and university levels

BANGLADESH Women’s education in Bangladesh has been a success story so far. Girls have continued to outnumber boys at primary and secondary levels, accounting for more than half of school enrolment. However, the situation does not remain the same once it’s time for college and university. According to the latest government data, girls’ enrolment starts…

Movie Review: The Woman King: Daring documentation of a dark era
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Movie Review: The Woman King: Daring documentation of a dark era

Movie title: The Woman King Release Date: 16 September 2022 Running time: 2 hours 14 minutes. Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Cast: Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, John Boyega, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Adrienne Warren, Jayme Lawson, Masali Baduza, Angélique Kidjo, Jimmy Odukoya, Thando Dlomo, Jordan Bolger, Zozibini Tunzi, Makgotso M, Siv Ngesi The devastating…

India Among Countries With High Incidence Of Forced Marriage Of Minors, Reveals UN Report
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India Among Countries With High Incidence Of Forced Marriage Of Minors, Reveals UN Report

As per the categorisations by the United Nations for Human Rights (UNHR), although modern slavery is not defined by law, it is used as an umbrella term to cover practices such as forced labour, debt bondage, forced marriage, human trafficking, sale of children, sexual slavery, and so on. Studying the prevalence of modern slavery globally,…

Rajasthan man buys child bride for ₹3 lakh, tortures her for not conceiving
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Rajasthan man buys child bride for ₹3 lakh, tortures her for not conceiving

jaipur news – Updated on Sep 16, 2022 06:43 PM IST The girl told the Jaipur Police that she was repeatedly raped by the man who bought her for marriage last December and harassed her because she hadn’t conceived. By Sachin Saini, Jaipur A 14-year-old girl, sold by her mother’s live-in partner in Rajasthan’s Dholpur for…

The Problem of Statistics in Human Trafficking and the Average Age of Entry into Sex Trafficking
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The Problem of Statistics in Human Trafficking and the Average Age of Entry into Sex Trafficking

Editor’s note: Our Human Trafficking Essentials course promotes the average age of entry into sex trafficking as 17, based upon the below research. The below makes clear there are no studies that demonstrate that age in a truly measurable manner. Our materials make clear that the statistics in the human trafficking field are difficult to…

Child brides in India – DAWN.COM
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Child brides in India – DAWN.COM

IT is unfortunate that the country continues to lose nearly 2m young women, who could have gone on to become brilliant doctors, engineers, lawyers, professors, etc, to the rigours of marriage and childbearing before they can even be legally classified as adults. It appears that our patriarchal mores, which attach far greater importance to women’s…