Education

170 trafficked victims, migrants benefit from NAPTIP, ICMPD free medical outreach
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170 trafficked victims, migrants benefit from NAPTIP, ICMPD free medical outreach

No fewer than 170 trafficked victims and returnee migrants have benefited from the free medical outreach  organised by National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in collaboration with International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). Daily Trust reports that the free treatment under the Strengthening Niger-Nigeria Cooperation on Countering Traf-ficking in Human…

At least 4473 Women were Victims of Femicide in the Region in 2021 – Black Immigrant Daily News
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At least 4473 Women were Victims of Femicide in the Region in 2021 – Black Immigrant Daily News

In 2021, at least 4,473 women were victims of femicide (also known as feminicide) in 29 countries and territories of the region, according to the latest official data that countries reported to the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean (GEO) of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This represents at…

How universities on Cyprus have joined the human trafficking game – InfoMigrants
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How universities on Cyprus have joined the human trafficking game – InfoMigrants

 By Sertan Sanderson Published on : 2022/11/25 The Republic of Cyprus is battling with a migrant influx which is overwhelming the small EU country’s resources. Now, a dubious higher education scheme in the north of the island has been found to be among the factors responsible for the trend. Human traffickers meanwhile are lining their…

Brainerd Lakes Area Women's Fund seeks Women Making Waves and Ripple Maker nominations
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Brainerd Lakes Area Women's Fund seeks Women Making Waves and Ripple Maker nominations

BRAINERD – The Brainerd Lakes Area Women’s Fund invites the public to join them at Grand View Lodge on April 18, 2023, to honor the Women Making Waves and Ripple Maker recipients. These awards recognize women who have significantly contributed by giving of their time and/or financial resources to help local charities. BLAWF is taking…

Child marriage rears its ugly head in Rajasthan – The Hindu
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Child marriage rears its ugly head in Rajasthan – The Hindu

On a sunny November afternoon in Banjaras, a tribal hamlet in Rajasthan’s Alwar district, 17-year-old Pooja Banjara sports a smile when asked what she aspires to be in life. Seated on a cot laid out on the mud porch of her brick house, she picks up her cell phone and reveals her WhatsApp profile picture,…

Adventist Review: A Better World Canada is helping young people to help other students in need.
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Adventist Review: A Better World Canada is helping young people to help other students in need.

You’re never too young to give back. A Better World Canada (ABW), a lay-led Adventist supporting ministry, is witnessing firsthand the dedication that young people in Canada have toward helping others their own age. Among those who have contributed significantly are from École Lacombe Upper Elementary School in Lacombe, Alberta, and Ponoka Secondary Campus in…

Durham seminars aim to help parents spot sex trafficking red flags and educate about issue
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Durham seminars aim to help parents spot sex trafficking red flags and educate about issue

Victims Services of Durham Region wants to educate people about sex trafficking and how to prevent it. They’re holding free monthly virtual seminars about the topic and they’re called the Sex Trafficking Education and Prevention (STEP) program. The next one is happening Thursday, November 24 at 6 p.m. Executive Director Krista MacNeil says human trafficking…

MK:U partners with Santander UK to create new education and skills programme
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MK:U partners with Santander UK to create new education and skills programme

MK:U, Milton Keynes’ new model digital and technical initiative with Cranfield, is partnering with Santander UK to develop the skills of the future for its workforce and for the local community in Milton Keynes. From 2023, Santander will invest over £1 million in apprenticeship levy funding for use by businesses to upskill and reskill their…

The Case For Taxing Prison Labor
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The Case For Taxing Prison Labor

Stephanie Hunter McMahon of the University of Cincinnati College of Law discusses why labor performed by incarcerated workers should be subject to tax. This transcript has been edited for length and clarity. David D. Stewart: Welcome to the podcast. I’m David Stewart, editor in chief of Tax Notes Today International. This week: prisoners’ dilemma. On…

Role of chiefs critical in ending child labour – GAWU – Graphic Online
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Role of chiefs critical in ending child labour – GAWU – Graphic Online

Traditional authorities have been urged to design and implement community bye-laws on eradicating child labour as a contribution to efforts towards a child labour free Ghana. The Regional Coordinator, Africa, of the Global March Against Child Labour, Andrew Addoquaye Tagoe, who made the call at Torkor in the Kpando Municipality during a community stakeholder meeting,…