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National Human Rights, Local Success?

Mma, human trafficking ke eng?”

It was four months ago. I was sitting in the kgotla, or community meeting space, at the small rural village of Chanoga in northwestern Botswana.  647 more words

Botswana

Malaysia Warns Illegal Boat Operators Engaged in Human Trafficking

A body of an Indonesian capsized boat victim being carried by Malaysian rescuers at Hutan Melintang jetty in Perak, Malaysia on Sept 3, 2015. PHOTO: EPA… 225 more words

Human traffickers arrested in Thailand crackdown -- Law curbing public assembly takes effect

Thai Lieutenant General Manus Kongpan has been accused of involvement in human trafficking

Twenty-two arrested over Thailand trafficking as authorities continue to ignore official involvement in trade. 768 more words

Why Did The Obama Administration "Dumb Down" The Human Trafficking Report?

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit in Washington, August 3, 2015. 503 more words

Sex trafficking still on the rise!

HUMAN-TRAFFICKING, including sex trafficking and forced labor, continues to flourish in the country.

According to the 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released last July 28, there is still a “high demand” for commercial sex services in the country, notably in four tourist destinations, such as Boracay, Olongapo, Puerto Galera and Surigao. 379 more words

Why 'trafficking' is in the news for the wrong reasons

In early 2015 there was a spike in new stories about ‘trafficking’ related to migration. But most of the stories described events that had little to do with trafficking. 500 more words

Migration