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Human Trafficking News for December 13, 2012

  • Argentina to reform sex trafficking law
    Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner Thursday will convene special sessions of Congress next week to reform sex trafficking laws after a court acquitted 13 people accused of running a sex slavery ring.

Human Trafficking News for December 12, 2012

  • Aquino missed the chance of making Human Rights Day meaningful
    Commentary By Ellen Tordesillas Malacanang's enumeration of its human rights initiatives last Monday, International Human Rights Day, would have been more meaningful had President Aquino signed the proposed "Anti-Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012″ which had been on his … Continue reading →

Human Trafficking News for December 10, 2012

  • Commitment To Human Rights Lauded
    MANILA, Philippines — On the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United States yesterday lauded the commitment to human rights that President Benigno Aquino III and his administration have continued to demonstrate.

Human Trafficking News for December 5, 2012

  • DOLE asks OFWs to be vigilant against illegal recruitment, human trafficking
    Labor Department Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz commended efforts by one of the country’s overseas labor offices for the efficient manner it helps victims of human trafficking and illegal recruitment. She also reiterated overseas Filipinos workers should report such cases. According to a DOLE statement, Baldoz praised the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Jordan as the number of distressed …
  • Surging demand for domestic help fuelling human trafficking in country
    New Delhi, Dec. 5 (ANI): Economic growth of the past two decades has transformed the lifestyles of many families in the country. Now, almost 30 percent of the country's over 1.2 billion people are middle class and this number is expected to surge to 45 percent by 2020.

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Human Trafficking News for November 30, 2012

  • World Bank approves funds for Madagascar despite U.S. concerns on trafficking
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank has approved $167 million (104.2 million pounds) in emergency lending to Madagascar despite opposition from the United States due to concerns about increased human trafficking, U.S. and bank officials said on Friday. The World Bank said approval of the funding did not mean it had resumed "normal" relations with Madagascar, which has been in crisis since 2009 …
  • World Bank OKs funds for Madagascar despite US concerns on trafficking
    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The World Bank has approved$167 million in emergency lending to Madagascar despiteopposition from the United States due to concerns aboutincreased human trafficking, U.S. and bank officials said onFriday. The World Bank said approval of the funding did not mean ithad resumed "normal" relations with Madagascar, which has beenin crisis since 2009 when opposition …
  • Give the Gift that Brings Freedom, Love and Empowerment to Victims of Human Trafficking this Holiday Season
    A small group traveled to Cambodia to plant a seed of hope for victims of human trafficking. With the sale of every 3Strands bracelet money is raised to help empower, teach and employ young women who have been rescued from the evils of sex trafficking.Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2012 This is the first holiday season 3Strands bracelets will be available for consumers to purchase and give …