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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…

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…

We must help victims of sexual violence in Ukraine – eKathimerini.com
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We must help victims of sexual violence in Ukraine – eKathimerini.com

Nine months since the war in Ukraine began, we are increasingly reading reports of alleged war crimes, including sexual violence against women and girls. Sadly, history is repeating itself. Rape and other forms of sexual violence committed by combatants during armed conflict are as old as war itself. We thus mark this year’s International Day…

HEMAD campaign seeks to end human trafficking
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HEMAD campaign seeks to end human trafficking

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – In an effort to fight human trafficking, one movement in Madison is working to inspire men to be agents of change. HEMAD stands for Human trafficking Educators working with Men and boys to stand Against the Demand. The program asks men to take a public stand against human trafficking. Organizers led…

8 people arrested after human trafficking investigation in Gwinnett County
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8 people arrested after human trafficking investigation in Gwinnett County

A major Gwinnett County human trafficking investigation led to the arrest of eight people and the rescue of four women who had been trafficked in homes and motel rooms across the county, according to state and municipal investigators. The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Section led the investigation, which involves the sale of a…

Learning from NGOs’ Approaches to Modern Slavery in Southeast Asia
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Learning from NGOs’ Approaches to Modern Slavery in Southeast Asia

Upon surveying civil society organizations across Southeast Asia, Free the Slaves has published a report, ‘Learning from NGOs’ Approaches to Modern Slavery in Southeast Asia’. Groups working to counter modern slavery in this region and beyond can learn from FTS’s data-driven recommendations. Over 60 organizations responded to FTS’s online survey, leading to the key findings…

Pope meets artist whose work reveals how God touches brokenness
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Pope meets artist whose work reveals how God touches brokenness

Editor’s note: we are a nonpartisan group, presenting this news for you to use for your own research. What began as a private message on Twitter resulted in a private meeting with Pope Francis. It was seven years ago when Servant of God’s Love Sr. Dorcee Clarey reached out to the American artist Makoto Fujimura…

Judge Makes Huge Ruling in Epstein Litigation and Hands Anonymous ‘John Does’ Worst News of the Case
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Judge Makes Huge Ruling in Epstein Litigation and Hands Anonymous ‘John Does’ Worst News of the Case

Names of some individuals connected to either Jeffrey Epstein or Ghislaine Maxwell will be released after a judge on Friday ruled that eight people named “John Doe” in court documents should be identified. There is one exception. An individual called “John Doe 183″ in court documents will remain anonymous for now, Judge Loretta A. Preska…

‘Throwaway kids’: Allegations of human trafficking, mistreatment at Ont. group home chain
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‘Throwaway kids’: Allegations of human trafficking, mistreatment at Ont. group home chain

Video: Kids risk human-trafficking and drugs to escape Ontario group homes Cassidy Franck stares into her cellphone camera, eyes exhausted, unblinking. The screams of an 11-year-old girl being violently restrained echo in the background of the video. For months in early 2021, this was her life inside a group home for girls run by Hatts…

“Crossing the River” review: Novel swims with deep issues
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“Crossing the River” review: Novel swims with deep issues

Fred Khumalo pulls no punches when it comes to the subject matter of his latest youth fiction novel. While many think of the genre as a breeding ground for optimism, Khumalo uses it to introduce young adults to the  visceral southern African issues of tribalism, xenophobia, racism, classism, rape, vagrancy, human trafficking and organ harvesting….