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17 Dec 2014
The ‘NL Times’ reports that Marc Dullaert, the Dutch Children’s Ombudsman monitored the state of the observance of children’s rights in the Netherlands. According to the Children’s Rights Monitor, one in five children aged 15 to 18 was...
17 Oct 2014
The website of ‘Mirror’ report that the modern-day slavery is on the rise. Free The Slaves group estimates that around 21-30 million people are victims of modern-day slavery in the world. According to the group, four main factors are...
17 Oct 2014
‘The Press’ reports that the detectives of North Yorkshire have identified 110 potential child victims of sex exploitation and 80 potential abusers in several locations around the county. Simon Mason, the Detective Chief Superintendent...
16 Oct 2014
‘The Journal.ie’ reports that health care professionals are not aware of the occurrence of sex trafficking nor have they been trained to identify victims.That’s according to a study _*‘Sex Trafficking in Ireland from a Health Care...
22 Sep 2014
‘The Guardian’ reports of a conference organised in the UK in the framework of an EU-funded project CONNECT that has been looking at good practice as well as areas for improvements in the protection of migrant children. It also points...
12 Sep 2014
The ‘BBC News’ reports that nearly 250 children are at risk of being sexually exploited in Greater Manchester. Each area is rated, their risk numbers are based on school attendance, home life, sexual health and types of risky behaviour...
04 Aug 2014
‘The Advertiser’ reports that a Labour MEP Richard Howitt is backing newly published European guidelines that seek to strengthen national systems of guardianship for children without parental care. Mr Howitt said: “There is a growing...
31 Jul 2014
‘Derby Telegraph’ reports that a six-month pilot program has started in Derbyshire, under which each child victim will be allocated a person with specialist training and expertise in trafficking who will provide dedicated support and...
31 Jul 2014
‘BBC’ reports that the British government is launching the first nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness of modern slavery in the UK. It intends to encourage the public to identify signs of slavery and report them to a new...
09 Jul 2014
‘CORDIS’ reports that an EU-funded project started in May to develop state-of-the-art knowledge on the business of human trafficking in an effort to support stakeholders in the fight against this crime. To date little is known about the...

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