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01 Dec 2016
'Reuters' reports that technology has fueled a surge in the buying and selling of children online for sexual abuse with advertising a child on the internet as "easy as booking an airfare", campaigners told an anti-slavery conference in London.
22 Aug 2016
Jan Coles, head of a Child Sex Exploitation team, writes for The Mirror on the tell-tale signs children are being groomed, forced, coerced or tricked into performing a sexual act. This piece is written as a follow up to the news surrounding the...
07 Aug 2016
The Guardian reports that the resignation of Lowell Goddard as chair of the official inquiry into historical child sex abuse is an opportunity to now focus on the really critical issue. For the inquiry to be credible the whole purpose must be to...
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...
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...

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