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06 Mar 2009
According to the Serbian website ‘Emportal’, a national anti-trafficking plan will be adopted in Serbia next month. The national plan consists of 125 anti-trafficking activities to be implemented over the next two years, says the report...
05 Mar 2009
Comment : Life is hard for children of illegal immigrants living in Greece, reports ‘Russia Today’. Most spend their days begging instead of going to school, while some are involved in the sex trade says the Russian TV channel. and video
05 Mar 2009
The ‘Times Online’ reports that the Irish government decided not to renew an adoption agreement with Vietnam. This decision could change the plans of almost 300 Irish families who have been approved to adopt children from the Asian...
04 Mar 2009
The Spanish newspaper ‘El Pais’ warns against adoptions without parent’s consent, a form of trafficking, which are now occurring in Spain. The article analyses the situation with Tdh and UNICEF’s study and assessments. A lot...
02 Mar 2009
The ‘KyivPost’ reports that child pornography is a serious problem in Ukraine and that a significant part of Internet child pornography is originated from the country. The lack of efficient prosecution and the lightness of the sentences...
02 Mar 2009
Italy and Nigeria have recently agreed on a collaboration to fight against illegal immigration and trafficking in human being, reports the Nigerian newspaper ‘Punch’. Nigerian police officer will work in Italian airports, ports and...
28 Feb 2009
According to ‘BBC News’, the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland is to be raised from eight to twelve. This change will bring the country into line with most of European member states.
28 Feb 2009
‘The Guardian’ reports that the European commission will invest â?¬17m in the fight against the production, distribution and sale of child abuse images on Internet. A new coalition of police, Internet providers, financial groups and...
27 Feb 2009
36 persons were convicted of sexual assaults against minor in Estonia during last year, according to the ‘Baltic Business News’. The newspaper also mentions that the number of Estonian victims of trafficking is apparently unchanged from...
27 Feb 2009
Comment : BBC News reports that a man who was convinced of three counts of rape against a child in 1999, but released in 2005, has been jailed again after breaking his parole terms by going to the Philippines.

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