There is an old engineering proverb that it is easier to fix the problem than it is to fix the solution. Its wisdom is this: avoid flawed presumptions that lead to false solutions. One Irish newspaper covered a recent...
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Open Secrets: An Irish Perspective on Trafficking and Witchcraft

Open Secrets: An Irish Perspective on Trafficking and Witchcraft explores modern slavery, human trafficking, and their slaves, all from the perspective of present-day events in Ireland.

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Gambia makes progress in combating child labour: US

However, more is needed in addressing human trafficking and sexual exploitation. The report highlights the moderate advancement The Gambia made ...

Feds ban palm oil from Malaysian giant over forced labor allegations

Feds ban palm oil from Malaysian giant over forced labor allegations ... to the company's alleged history of using forced labor and human trafficking in ...

Time To Fix Human Rights Abuses In US Gov't Supply Chains

Workers abroad face severe human and labor rights violations as they ... also prohibit human trafficking and forced labor by all contractors and their ...

State's first lady announces human trafficking hotline

ATLANTA – First Lady Marty Kemp joined the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council's (CJCC) Georgia Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking ...

Anti-Human Trafficking Law: Amend it to curb cops' raid powers

On September 21, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen sent a letter to Law Minister Anisul Huq seeking amendment to the trafficking prevention law, to ...

Auburn police arrest woman on human trafficking charges

Reina Perez-Godinez, 36, of Auburn, has been charged with two counts of human trafficking in the first degree. On Wednesday, police were alerted ...

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A source close to the Home Office told the Guardian that the prime ... of refugees and victims of human trafficking flooding to claim asylum...

Alamance County man charged with sexually exploiting a child

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Kentucky receives $1 million grant to prevent child trafficking

DCBS, an agency of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), received the Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human ...

Human trafficking remains a problem in Ohio, Cleveland FBI agent tells congressional task force

- Juvenile prostitution activity continues throughout Ohio, with numerous traffickers victimizing children from Ohio within the state and other places ...

Top humanitarian award winner 'nothing short of heroic': UN refugee chief

A surge in activity. Global estimates indicate that millions of people continue to be trafficked every year, with women and girls accounting for the largest ...

Man accused of forcing woman into prostitution to repay debt

SAN ANTONIO - A man accused of forcing a young woman into prostitution was arrested and charged with human trafficking. According to an arrest ...

Congressman Tonko announces nearly $9M in local grants to combat human trafficking and ...

The grants are being provided by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Offie of Justice Programs and Office of Violence Against Women.

APD makes human trafficking bust; more could be coming

Reina Perez-Godinez, 36, is in Lee County Detention Center, facing two counts of Human Trafficking First Degree, with bail set at $100,000. Support ...

Police Bust Alleged Illegal Ontario Gambling House With Millions In Assets

... for clients and may have supported human trafficking, police alleged Wednesday as they announced dozens of arrests related to the enterprise.

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Perez began to suspect that a human trafficking gang on the island was responsible for killing Daniel and kidnapping Zezi. His main suspects – the ...

Four indicted for pimping teens

Bryant Lowery, 22, also of Springfield Gardens, was charged in the 24-count indictment with first- and second-degree kidnapping, sex trafficking a child, ...

Three charged with human trafficking in Scunthorpe

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Three Romanian citizens in court charged with trafficking women into UK

Humberside Police made the arrests earlier this week in Scunthorpe as part of Operation Wilberforce which aims to tackle modern day slavery within our ...

40 Under 40: Gabrielle Thompson, Free for Life International (Video)

... the organization, which is a nonprofit focused on fighting human trafficking. ... The advice I would give to young professionals is to diversify their ...

Child Sex-Trafficking Charges Filed Against Southeast Man

... FBI's Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force accused a Southeast man of the sex trafficking of children, according to an MPD release.

Woman who provides a safe haven for child trafficking victims is honoured by the UN

There has been a spike in human trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and children in Colombia in recent years. Between 2015 to 2019, the ...

These pictures do not feature children and were part of a protest against Trump's immigration...

“Children are disappearing by the thousands I'm sure into child trafficking, sex Trafficking, Organ Harvesting, Cheap Labor, used for experimental drugs/ ...

'Leaked documents, penis removal and irrepressible anger': What is behind the Kosovo war crimes ...

Additionally, it endorsed Del Ponte's allegations of organ trafficking, asserting ... to the head, before being worked to remove at least one of the organs.

Woman horrified after man follows her home to get her number

With GBV and human trafficking on the rise in the country, South African women are living in fear of their lives. A frightening video originally...

Dick Marty does not comment the first indictments of Kosovo's War Crimes Court

Marty's report published in 2011 alleging that ex-KLA members were involved in organ trafficking served as basis for establishment of the Specialist ...

Brea Grant and Nikea Gamby-Turner On The Upcoming Film 12 Hour Shift [Exclusive Interview]

Grant shared how she came up with this story and including a severe topic like organ trafficking. Gamby-Turner talked about her character, nurse ...

SAPS views all allegations of human trafficking seriously

Each of these crimes are committed under different circumstances and with different motivations. 32 mins ago. Earl Baillache 2 minutes read.

Hala Bou Alwan: Are we fighting Human Trafficking as we should?

Despite campaigns and new regulations to fight financial crimes globally, does it always give a focused attention on human trafficking? When we hear ...

'12 Hour Shift' Review: When a Bedside Manner Includes Murder

The exploitation comedy about nurses who are secretly harvesting patients' organs has about two good jokes for every bad one.

Child and Human Trafficking

Oftentimes females are traffickers. The general public tends to be more trusting and willing to help the “damsel in distress.” 4. Use Social Media Wisely.

Police arrest four in crackdown on drugs and human trafficking in York

Dawn Raids by North Yorkshire Police and Greater Manchester police resulted in 13 individuals, four from York, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to ...

LA County Asks For A Deeper Study On Vulnerable Homeless Women

"Domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking. We know that that compounds into the experience of complex trauma, which then results in ...

US bans palm oil imports from Malaysian producer FGV

The CBP ban comes after rights groups called on US authorities last year to investigate FGV over concerns about forced labour and human trafficking ...

Cassper Nyovest speaks out about human trafficking in SA

I can only imagine what women feel like having to walk in these streets. YOH! #HumanTrafficking,” he wrote. Guys no ways. So many people going ...

Where Are Indian Laws Against Child Labour Going Wrong In Eradicating The Issue?

Children are still used as some form of labour, such as bonded labourers, for trafficking within and outside India and as child soldiers. Image source: ...

Students Talk About Taking College Classes With NXIVM's Allison Mack

As a result of her involvement with NXIVM, Mack was charged with sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and forced labor conspiracy, and has ...

US adds fish caught by Taiwanese, Chinese fleets to forced labor list

... Trafficking Victims Protection Act, known as TVPRA, lists 155 goods from 77 countries that it contends were produced using child labor, forced labor, ...

PRESS RELEASE: Gambia Achieves Moderate Advancement in Child Labor Report, Work to ...

PRESS RELEASE: Gambia Achieves Moderate Advancement in Child Labor Report, Work to Address Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation Still ...

US passes Bill requiring firms to disclose connection with forced labour in China's Xinjiang

The “Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act” was passed on Wednesday ... labour in Xinjiang and sanction individuals involved in labour trafficking.

About David Lohan

David Lohan is an author and researcher on modern slavery, a phenomenon otherwise known as human trafficking. He first encountered the issue of modern slavery during his work with an organization providing outreach to refugees and asylum seekers. His first book on the subject, a co-authored work, explored the role played by African witchcraft in present-day slavery. He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering and several post-graduate qualifications. His Master of Art (Politics) research explored policy approaches aimed at combating slavery. He is presently working on his second book on modern slavery.

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