News Organizations

A news agency is an organization that gathers news reports and sells them to subscribing news organizations, such as newspapers, magazines and radio and television broadcasters. A news agency may also be referred to as a wire service, newswire, or news service.

Hey Journalists! “Tips for Using Images,” from The Irina Project
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Hey Journalists! “Tips for Using Images,” from The Irina Project

Photojournalism and media illustrations hold the power to tell a story worth a thousand words — pictures can draw readers into the story being told or turn them away. Using this power to accurately report on human trafficking takes sensitivity, an understanding of human trafficking, and the willpower to move beyond sensationalism.

Hey Journalists! “Language Matters,” from The Irina Project
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Hey Journalists! “Language Matters,” from The Irina Project

Language used in communication about sex trafficking requires careful consideration; language is never neutral. The ways that media and their sources represent trafficking can influence the ways that audiences understand and respond to the issue and to its victims. It is important to avoid language that sensationalizes or trivializes the issue, misrepresents the issue, or blames and stigmatizes trafficking victims and survivors.

Human trafficking likely to increase as Ukraine war drags, groups warn – The Washington Post
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Human trafficking likely to increase as Ukraine war drags, groups warn – The Washington Post

The risk of Ukrainians falling victim to human traffickers will continue to increase the longer the war continues, according to the latest assessment by anti-trafficking organizations. An estimated 12 million Ukrainians have fled their homes since Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion, nearly half of whom have sought refuge outside the country in what has become the…

Don’t Let Politicians & Big Tech Manipulate Your Concern for Children
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Don’t Let Politicians & Big Tech Manipulate Your Concern for Children

Child trafficking is real; it’s an incredibly heavy issue; and it’s universally abhorrent. Many people, like you, want to see children protected. People in positions of power understand this and are using it to try to manipulate the public for their own gain. This is not new. However, over the last several months, we’ve seen…

UNODC Expertise Supports Senegal to Prevent and Investigate Human Trafficking Cases
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UNODC Expertise Supports Senegal to Prevent and Investigate Human Trafficking Cases

Dakar (Senegal), 31 March 2022 – The picturesque island of Gorée off the west coast of Africa is a popular tourist destination.  It is also a stark reminder of the continent’s tragic past during the Atlantic slave trade.

My Stolen Childhood: Understanding the trokosi system – BBC Africa Eye documentary
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My Stolen Childhood: Understanding the trokosi system – BBC Africa Eye documentary

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