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10 Apr 2018
In more than 130 countries, since 2011, around the world, April the 12th is marked as International Day for Street Children. Previous year was significant since the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted  its General Comment  on Children in...
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...
08 Jul 2016
On the occasion of International Day of Refugees, Terre des hommes representatives went to two schools in Bucharest – School no. 73 “Barbu Delavrancea” and Technology High School “Dimitrie Gusti” – where they held an interactive class regarding the...
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...
13 Jun 2016
The christiantoday.com reports that life is a "living hell" for children in French refugee camps, and they may have been spared if the UK's Home Office had acted faster to process their move to the UK, Unicef has warned. Hundreds of children, many...
05 Jun 2016
'The Journal' reports that a global report this week revealed there are an estimated 800 people in Ireland living in modern slavery.The figure was reported in the Global Slavery Index and while Ireland remains one of the countries with the lowest...
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...
10 Aug 2015
Huffington Post reports on five travel tips to help stop human trafficking, including staying at hotels and using travel companies that have anti-trafficking policies. In addition to discussing ECPAT US´s list of companies with anti-trafficking...
08 Jun 2015
‘The Wellhouse’ reports on sex trafficking in Birmingham, the Homewood area. It emphasizes that both women, and children are massively involved into the network of prostitution. Through the ‘GoFundMe’ site, the local Homewood community tries to...

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