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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...
20 Oct 2016
'The Local' reports that during a Europol-led operation against human trafficking, police rescued 29 victims of forced prostitution in Vienna, Carinthia, Lower Austria, Vorarlberg and Tyrol. It was the first time that they found refugees among the...
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...
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...
20 Aug 2015
TakePart reports on a U.K. study of almost 900 healtchare providers, of which 13% (one in eight) reported having contact with victims of human trafficking in their practies, and most said they did not know how to make referrals or help the victims. ...
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...

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