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Human trafficking in Glasgow as criminal gangs profit from slavery and sexual exploitation – MSN
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Human trafficking in Glasgow as criminal gangs profit from slavery and sexual exploitation – MSN

More people are trafficked to the Glasgow area than any other part of Scotland. Worryingly the numbers forced into slavery, sexual exploitation, criminality and even organ harvesting are growing as ruthless gangs profit from desperate people. Police figures reveal that over the past three years more than 1,400 victims of modern slavery have been recorded…

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…

Supporting Local Businesses and Communities with Small Business Saturday – NEWS10 ABC
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Supporting Local Businesses and Communities with Small Business Saturday – NEWS10 ABC

Now that Black Friday is out of the way, it is now time for Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday was introduced by American Express in 2010 when the great recession hit, and now after the pandemic, small businesses are in need more than ever. Linda Viertel is the store manager at Ten Thousand Villages…

Inside a U.S. and Colombian operation to bust human traffickers – NBC News
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Inside a U.S. and Colombian operation to bust human traffickers – NBC News

On the border between Colombia and Panama, where migrants wait to make their way through the dense and sometimes deadly jungle of the Darien Gap, Americans from the Department of Homeland Security are teaming up with Colombian National Police to take down human smugglers before they can lead migrants north. Migrants camp along the beaches…

32 per cent women experience violence in Pakistan: UNFPA – Daily Times
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32 per cent women experience violence in Pakistan: UNFPA – Daily Times

Violence against women is one of the most prevalent human rights violation across the globe as it is a life-threatening health and protection issue. According to the statistics, 32 per cent of women have experienced violence in Pakistan. Half of these women never sought help or told anyone about the violence they had experienced. Gender-based…

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Carla Bruni lambasts latest French MeToo scandal – News – Khaleej Times

The famous singer and wife of ex-president Sarkozy accuses the newspaper, Liberation, of flouting the presumption of innocence, ‘one of the foundations of our democracy’ Published: Fri 25 Nov 2022, 8:01 PM Former French first lady Carla Bruni lashed out on Friday against media coverage of France’s latest MeToo scandal involving an actor in her…

The AFP strengthens its international law enforcement network across Central Asia
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The AFP strengthens its international law enforcement network across Central Asia

Seeing as most of Australia’s serious criminal targets live or have links overseas, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has a truly transnational focus. Key international threats exist in a range of areas including drug trafficking, human trafficking, cybercrime, and terrorism. The AFP recently announced that it is strengthening ties across Central Asia to bolster its…

Child-friendly framework must fit 2022, not the 80s – UNICEF – Newsfirst
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Child-friendly framework must fit 2022, not the 80s – UNICEF – Newsfirst

COLOMBO (News 1st) – UNICEF says in order to prevent a child protection crisis in Sri Lanka, there needs to be a generation of data on the types of violence against girls and boys, the locations, the perpetrators and the accessibility of services. This will help improve the planning and implementation of programmes to prevent…

Shylock's grip: A spotlight on Chinese debt bondage – dtnext
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Shylock's grip: A spotlight on Chinese debt bondage – dtnext

Editor’s note: lending and how countries and extra-national groups manage their banking is beyond our scope, so this is presented as an opinion piece for you to consider in your research. To be sure, since the start of the made-in-China Covid-19 pandemic, China’s overseas lending for infrastructure projects has been on the decline (until 2019,…

Probe into four bodies found intensifies | The Herald
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Probe into four bodies found intensifies | The Herald

Crime Reporter POLICE have intensified investigations into circumstances surrounding the death of four foreigners whose bodies were found near Suswe Pass in Mudzi on Tuesday. The four, whose identities are unknown, are believed to have suffocated in a container used by human traffickers before their bodies were dumped at the side of the Harare-Nyamapanda Road….