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Secunderabad RPF rescues Bihari girl from human trafficking racket – Deccan Chronicle
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Secunderabad RPF rescues Bihari girl from human trafficking racket – Deccan Chronicle

Hyderabad: A minor Bihari girl who was forced into prostitution by Bihar based human traffickers was rescued by Secunderabad Railway Protection Force (RPF) and handed over to her parents on Wednesday. The victim told woman police officials that she managed to escape from the human trafficker from Bihar and came to Secunderabad by hiding under…

Human Trafficking: A Look Inside 'The Life' – WBAY
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Human Trafficking: A Look Inside 'The Life' – WBAY

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WBAY) – Human trafficking is a real issue happening across the country, including Wisconsin. However, most people don’t notice it even when it’s happening right in front of them. In all 72 counties of Wisconsin is another world unseen by most with the worst to offer. It’s known as “The Life.” “The Life,…

Rwanda: Concerns Grow Over Changing Face of Human Trafficking
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Rwanda: Concerns Grow Over Changing Face of Human Trafficking

Officials and activists have called for improved efforts to fight against human trafficking in the face of rising technology. On Tuesday, November 22, activists, academics and government officials, among other dignitaries from different parts of the continent convened in Kigali for the Africa Regional Freedom from Slavery Forum, where they discussed a number of things…

Youth advocates say sex trafficking 'does exist here' | News | fltimes.com
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Youth advocates say sex trafficking 'does exist here' | News | fltimes.com

HOPEWELL — The terms sex trafficking and human trafficking evoke images of girls or young adult females being sold or “pimped out” by older men. While that can be the case, youth advocates say the issue is far-reaching and falls under the term exploitation, or “sexploitation” — and it does happen locally. “I do think…

Why one in every 150 people in the world is in slavery – The Goa Spotlight
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Why one in every 150 people in the world is in slavery – The Goa Spotlight

Worldwide, one person in every 150 lives in a situation of modern slavery, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO), a specialized agency of the UN. The total number of people affected is 50 million — up from 40 million just four years ago, according to the organization. What is “modern slavery”? Modern slavery is an…

‘Is This a Joke?’: Man Traveling With 2 Daughters Says He Was Accused of Human Trafficking
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‘Is This a Joke?’: Man Traveling With 2 Daughters Says He Was Accused of Human Trafficking

A Florida father traveling with his two daughters said he was stopped at the airport and humiliated in front of other passengers as authorities accused him of human trafficking. Jonathan Marcu said he took his daughters to New York where they saw a Billy Joel concert and had a great time before returning to Florida…

New bill would put human trafficking hotline in every port of entry – The 19th News
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New bill would put human trafficking hotline in every port of entry – The 19th News

Each year, tens of thousands of people text or call 1-888-373-7888, the national human trafficking hotline. Now, lawmakers are pushing to require that number to be posted in every airport, bus station, rail station and all ports of entry in the United States.  Senators introduced on Thursday the Human Trafficking Prevention Act, bipartisan legislation which…

Turning Point creates unique human trafficking program – Macomb Daily
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Turning Point creates unique human trafficking program – Macomb Daily

Turning Point has been helping survivors of domestic violence for decades, including victims of human trafficking, who were compelled against their will by force, fraud and coercion into commercial sexual acts or into labor or service. Now, thanks to a $400,000 renewable grant from Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Turning Point will have a Human…