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08 Nov 2017
K5 US TV channel published an article about Human Trafficking. Rani Hong, has worked as a UN special advisor on Human Trafficking. She was invited in September by the UN to recount her painful story. In fact, she was a survivor of child trafficking...
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...
19 Sep 2017
Reuters reports that "more than 40 million people were trapped as slaves last year in forced labor and forced marriages, according to the first joint effort by key anti-slavery groups to estimate the number of victims worldwide of the international...
06 Sep 2017
IOM reports that counter-trafficking specialists announced the pre-launch of the Counter-Trafficking Data Collaborative (CTDC) at the 5th Global Compact for Migration (GCM) consultations in Vienna.  At the pre-launch, IOM stressed the important role...
10 Aug 2017
The 'BBC' article quotes the National Crime Agency according to which there are currently 300 live policing operations currently and that the estimated number of victims of trafficking in the UK is 10,000-13,000. According to the organisation the...
30 Jul 2017
“My name is Cristiano and I am 15. In the past some of the people I met wanted to cause me harm or make money from me. I was told a lot of lies and made to feel very scared. Now as I went through all of this, I can give you some advice.”...
27 Jul 2017
The Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights reports on the warnings by two UN Special Rapporteurs in regard to the situation of migrant children, ahead of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on the 30th July 2017. Both experts warn...

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...
13 Jun 2017
Aljazeera recently wrote a piece about the precarious life of an 11 year old Afghan refugee who has been stuck in Serbia. Abuzar was interviewed by Aljazeera in February 2017 and is one of 300,000 child migrants worldwide who have been attempting to...
21 Apr 2017
Campaign to Prevent Trafficking in Human Beings and Domestic Violence The Kosovo Police has carried out an awareness campaign to prevent human trafficking and domestic violence. The issues covered are: how are victims recruited by traffickers,...

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