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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….

Data protection pilot for human trafficking survivors
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Data protection pilot for human trafficking survivors

Hope for Justice, is working on an ambitious technology pilot that could allow anonymised data about the survivors we help to be shared with other organizations that hold data on the same people, all while protecting the actual individuals. In this video, Hope for Justice’s Enrique Restoy and Callum Harvie explain more about the pilot:…

Hontiveros bares fake job ads, trafficking of Pinoys to Myanmar for crypto scam
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Hontiveros bares fake job ads, trafficking of Pinoys to Myanmar for crypto scam

Franco Luna – Philstar.com November 21, 2022 | 6:34pm MANILA, Philippines (Updated 7:38 p.m.) — Filipinos are being recruited through fake job ads and forced into cryptocurrency investment scams, Sen. Risa Hontiveros said Monday, adding the Chinese syndicate behind it wants to form an “all-Filipino team of scammers” because of their proficiency in English. In her…

Violent crime grant to benefit Marion County law enforcement agencies
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Violent crime grant to benefit Marion County law enforcement agencies

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is one of 24 Ohio law enforcement agencies that will benefit from the release of $11.7 million in grant funding to help prevent and investigate incidents of violent crime including domestic violence, gun violence, and human trafficking. MCSO is receiving $502,605.16 to fund resources that will be shared with…

FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Launches New Initiatives to Strengthen U.S. – Philippines Alliance
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FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Launches New Initiatives to Strengthen U.S. – Philippines Alliance

The United States and the Philippines enjoy an alliance and partnership based on deep historical, economic, and cultural ties, and our shared democratic values.  The United States and the Philippines stand together as friends, partners, and allies.  Now and always, the U.S. commitment to the defense of the Philippines is ironclad, and we are committed…

NAPTIP Takes Fight against Trafficking, Organ Harvesting to Facebook, Instagram, Others
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NAPTIP Takes Fight against Trafficking, Organ Harvesting to Facebook, Instagram, Others

Alex Enumah The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has taken the fight against trafficking in persons, organ harvesting and others to various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, telegram amongst others. The Director General of NAPTIP, Dr. Fatima Waziri-Azi, stated this yesterday, while interacting with journalists on plans and…

ECPAT joins Civil Society and Child Rights Organisations in an Open Letter to the European Union
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ECPAT joins Civil Society and Child Rights Organisations in an Open Letter to the European Union

PRESS RELEASE: 18 November 2022  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ECPAT joins Civil Society and Child Rights Organisations in an Open Letter to the European Union — “We must make the Internet a Safe Place for Children”  BANGKOK—Every single day, children’s rights to protection from sexual abuse and exploitation online are violated. An overwhelming 85 million images…

Open letter to the European Union – 70+ organisations mark the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse
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Open letter to the European Union – 70+ organisations mark the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse

70+ organisations mark the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse Civil Society and Child Rights Organisations Call to Action: We must make the Internet a Safe Place for Children November 18, 2022 – European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse Every child…

Wichita Falls Mayor experiences interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training
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Wichita Falls Mayor experiences interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training

Radical Empathy’s “In Her Shoes” tour met up with the mayor of Wichita Falls, Texas, through a great connection with Southern Grit Advocacy. https://youtu.be/MTnoDq1cmYA ABOUT RADICAL EMPATHY EDUCATION FOUNDATIONRadical Empathy is an Austin-based nonprofit dedicated to ending human trafficking. Their VR experience include fully interactive, computer generated environments married with narrative, user-directed stories. Visit them…

Launch of the Disrupting Harm Report for South Africa on Technology and the Sexual Exploitation of Children
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Launch of the Disrupting Harm Report for South Africa on Technology and the Sexual Exploitation of Children

PRESS RELEASE   South Africa, 4 November 2022 BREAKING—New report shows that social taboos and stigma around discussing sex may make children vulnerable to online sexual exploitation and abuse in South Africa Country Overview The ground-breaking Disrupting Harm in South Africa report found that social taboos and stigma around discussing sex may increase children’s vulnerability to…