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20 Aug 2019
According to recent estimates, more than 15,000 minors are trafficked into Europe every year as part of a growing phenomenon of football player migration and trafficking, says Ini-Obong Nkang, a doctoral researcher in Sports Law at Nottingham Trent...
12 Aug 2019
In a press release, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, announced the results of a European-wide joint operation against the trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation, forced begging, and labour exploitation....

Viki Sebhelyi with her TIP Heroe prize

27 Jun 2017
Each year, the Department of State honors individuals around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight against human trafficking. These individuals are NGO workers, lawmakers, police officers, and concerned citizens who are committed to...
07 Oct 2016
'Humanosphere' reports that based on a novel by Patricia McCormick, Sold is a heartbreaking film about a 12-year-old Nepali girl who finds herself trapped in the horrors of child sex trafficking. Since its initial theatrical release in April, Sold ...
01 Oct 2016
The number of child victims of trafficking in Romania has increased considerably, a Council of Europe report said Friday, urging particular attention be paid to the country's Roma minority and migrant kids. "The number of identified child victims of...
12 Aug 2016
The UK’s first independent anti-slavery commissioner, Kevin Hyland, reports for 'The Guardian' on the trafficking of Nigerian women and girls into sexual exploitation in Europe and the UK in particular. In this article Hyland details the most recent...
21 Jul 2016
Thomson Reuters Foundation reports on the prevalence of child trafficking in Romania. It states that: "In 2013 and 2014, Romania was identified by Europol as one of the main countries of origin for European victims of human trafficking." As many as...

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