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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…

Police should have helped Shamima Begum return to UK, court told – The Guardian
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Police should have helped Shamima Begum return to UK, court told – The Guardian

Tribunal hears there were grounds to suspect the then 15-year-old had been groomed as a child bride Police should have helped Shamima Begum return to Britain after she joined Islamic State in Syria because there were grounds to suspect she had been groomed as a child bride, a court has heard. Samantha Knights KC told…

Sask. safe house for human trafficking survivors gets provincial money for one-year pilot
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Sask. safe house for human trafficking survivors gets provincial money for one-year pilot

‘It’s an honour to get to work with these courageous individuals every single day.’ Joeline Magill grew up with the signs around her, but didn’t recognize them until she was an adult. Magill, who grew up on the west side of Saskatoon, is the co-founder of Hope Restored Canada, which provides public education and services…

31 charges filed, 9 suspects identified in human trafficking sting in Fort Bend County, DA says
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31 charges filed, 9 suspects identified in human trafficking sting in Fort Bend County, DA says

RICHMOND, Texas – Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office made an announcement Monday about county officials’ fight to end human trafficking. According to FBCDA’s office, officials collaborated with the Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance and partnering agencies to conduct two multi-day proactive operations in August and September of 2022. In total, the operations resulted in 31…

“She was willing to send me there”: Intrafamilial child sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking of boys

“She was willing to send me there”: Intrafamilial child sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking of boys

See original study here. Background: Boys subject to intrafamilial child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA) – in particular, cases which begin as incest and later evolve into child trafficking for sexual exploitation – face many barriers in disclosing their exploitation, often leaving victims and survivors feeling isolated from society and dismissed or mishandled by service…

In the spotlight: the UK’s human rights and modern slavery record under review
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In the spotlight: the UK’s human rights and modern slavery record under review

04 November 2022 In our latest blog, Jo Baker, International Advocacy Manager, takes a look at the UN’s five-year human rights reviews, which will spotlight the UK in 2022. Image credit: Melinda Nagy, via Shutterstock. Every five years, the UK has a human rights health check at the United Nations, performed by other countries, and…

Black & Veatch Initiates Sponsorship to Help Combat Human Trafficking | News
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Black & Veatch Initiates Sponsorship to Help Combat Human Trafficking | News

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 3, 2022– The Senior Policy Operating Group, part of a U.S. cabinet-level entity through The President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, estimates there are nearly 25 million adults and children around the world who are victims of human trafficking, a form of modern-day slavery that includes…

Owner and Employees of the Sayville Motor Lodge Indicted for Sex Trafficking and Managing a Drug Premises
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Owner and Employees of the Sayville Motor Lodge Indicted for Sex Trafficking and Managing a Drug Premises

An indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Central Islip charging Narendarakuma Dadarwala, his wife Shardaben Dadarwala, their son Jigar Dadarwala, Ashokbhai Patel, and Himanshu, Inc. d/b/a Sayville Motor Lodge with sex trafficking conspiracy.  The Dadarwalas, Patel, and Himanshu, Inc. are also charged with managing a drug premises, and Narendarakuma Dadarwala is charged with…

Launch of the Global Boys Initiative: Boys In India Report
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Launch of the Global Boys Initiative: Boys In India Report

How are poverty and gender–biased child protection laws placing boys in India at risk of sexual exploitation?  INDIA—In collaboration with STOP India, ECPAT International is proud to announce the release of the latest report from the Global Boys Initiative: India Report. This is the ninth in a series of ten country reports that explores the…