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ATEST Requests Biden-Harris Administration Dedicate $1.25 Billion to Combat Human Trafficking in Fiscal Year 2024
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ATEST Requests Biden-Harris Administration Dedicate $1.25 Billion to Combat Human Trafficking in Fiscal Year 2024

ATEST Requests Biden-Harris Administration Dedicate $1.25 Billion to Combat Human Trafficking in Fiscal Year 2024 October 5, 2022 • 12:42 pm • Terry FitzPatrick WASHINGTON – The scale of forced labor is increasing worldwide, and the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) is recommending the U.S. government increase funding to meet the growing human…

For Indian Girls, 'Every Case of Trafficking Is a Failed Revolution' – The Diplomat
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For Indian Girls, 'Every Case of Trafficking Is a Failed Revolution' – The Diplomat

Human trafficking, an issue affecting mainly women and girls, is deeply rooted in India. Although it is difficult to measure the exact scale of the issue due to its hidden and illegal nature, thousands of women and girls are trafficked through the country every year, according to government statistics. There are many forms of human…

Violence against women: Don recommends N1m fine, 5-yr imprisonment | SundiataPost
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Violence against women: Don recommends N1m fine, 5-yr imprisonment | SundiataPost

By IHECHINYERE CHIGEMERI-UWOM UMUAHIA- A university lecturer, Ms Akachi Nworgu-Okonji, has called for a more punitive legislative sanctions for violence and discrimination against women in the country. She said that the current provision of two years imprisonment or option of half-a-million naira fine was grossly inadequate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nworgu-Okonji…

Michigan laws on child marriage, corporal punishment earn an F from rights – EMEA Tribune
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Michigan laws on child marriage, corporal punishment earn an F from rights – EMEA Tribune

A scorecard released Tuesday by Human Rights Watch provides a damning assessment of how well Michigan protects the rights of children. The state earned an F grade because it allows child marriage; has not outlawed corporal punishment in private schools and homes, and lacks protections for children entering the juvenile justice system, among other issues….

Gender Consultant advises families to raise boys to appreciate girls, women | News Ghana
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Gender Consultant advises families to raise boys to appreciate girls, women | News Ghana

Dr Miriam R. Iddrisu, a Social Development and Gender Consultant, has advised families to raise boys to appreciate and respect girls and women. She said it was important for boys to be trained to appreciate that girls and women were equal partners, had potentials, rights and entitlements to support their growth. Dr Iddrisu gave the…

Guest Worker Visas and Labor Trafficking: Weaknesses in the H2 Visa Programs
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Guest Worker Visas and Labor Trafficking: Weaknesses in the H2 Visa Programs

Research needs to be done to reveal the cause or causes of the slow adoption of fundamental training of law enforcement and immigration officials on human trafficking, especially labor trafficking.