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06 Oct 2017
The National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings launched the "Read between the Lines" Campaign, aimed at people of all ages in Bulgaria. The campaign organized with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation and the Swiss Program...
01 Aug 2016
The Parliament Magazine reports that the UN says that every country in the world is affected by human trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit or destination for victims. There is, it adds, a direct link between the refugee and migration...
27 Jun 2016
The Charlotte Observer has published an article about Carla Tweddale, who runs a woman's shelter for victims of human trafficking. Tweddale spoke about how human trafficking thrives closer to home than many people realize. The article lists three...
25 Jun 2016
TechCrunch is reporting on a new app that is being used to identify hotel rooms in which human trafficking victims are being kept. People are encouraged to upload an image of the hotel room that they check into, creating a database of hotel room...
20 Jun 2016
Time reports that earlier this month, the Walk Free Foundation — an Australian NGO — released the first ever “modern slavery index,” which hoped to highlight the countries most affected by modern slavery, and the countries that still need to resolve...
01 Apr 2016
Thomson Reuters Foundation reports on the new movie, "Sold", which depicts the life of a young Nepali girl who was sold to a brothel by her impoverished parents. The article continues by Talking to actress Gillian Anderson about her role in the...
01 Apr 2016
The Courier-Journal reports on and summarizes a conference that was held at Indiana University Southeast on Human Trafficking. The report contains information given out by the participants on why trafficking occurs, why the victims might not want to...

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