Sunday, December 4, 2016

Religious leaders urge Australia to ramp up fight against ...

"A group of prominent religious leaders urged Australia on Thursday to introduce laws to ensure forced labour is not used to produce goods sold in the country, saying ending slavery needed to be a national priority."

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    McDonald's in SJ become havens for trafficking, abuse victims

    "All managers and supervisors at San Joaquin County’s 30 McDonald’s locations, as well as the McDonald’s in Galt and Martell in Amador County, are trained to aid people who ask for help as part of the community-based program Safe Place.

    Safe Place is a national outreach and prevention program for youth who are in immediate need of help. The objective is to designate businesses, organizations and public locations, such as libraries, as safe places so youth can find help readily available."

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    National Foundation of Women Legislators Passes Resolution on Child Sex Trafficking - Shared Hope International

    " ... at the annual conference for the National Foundation of Women Legislators the me... mbers passed an important resolution on child sex trafficking. Shared Hope International has worked with NFWL to craft a resolution that addresses the key issues currently confronting legislators responding to child sex trafficking victims."

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    Hiding in plain sight: Chicago neighborhoods fight modern day slavery | Medill Reports Chicago

    "“Strip clubs are designed to provide the space and environment in which buyers may purchase commercial sex. Victims of sex trafficking in strip clubs must adhere to extensive, predetermined schedules and are frequently moved between multiple clubs,” says the organization on its website."
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    Thursday, December 1, 2016

    Nonprofit's manga raises awareness of teen sexual exploitation in Japan | The Japan Times


    "A Tokyo-based nonprofit organization is publishing manga booklets Monday that aim to safeguard juveniles from what it calls the increasingly serious reality of teen sexual exploitation in Japan."


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    Give trafficking victims compensation, Nepalese judge and ...

    ""Survivors need to reintegrate into society. If they have money then they can reintegrate more easily. If they do not have money then they may be preyed on and re-trafficked," said Danuwar, who now runs an anti-trafficking charity in Nepal."
    "Her call for compensation was backed by Nepal's leading anti-trafficking judge, Tek Narayan Kunwar, who set a precedent in 2012 when he ordered the government to pay the equivalent of $3,000 to the son of a woman who died of HIV after years working in Indian brothels."
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    Tuesday, November 29, 2016

    Objectified: Uncovering The Sex Trafficking Industry In America | UPR Utah Public Radio

    "Another important conversation involves the pathology behind the perpetration of crimes like human trafficking. What leads a person to subject a child to sex slavery? How can participants at any level within this industry rationalize and even try to normalize their behavior? Cristine Price is a certified mental health counselor who has extensive experience treating clients who have addictions or personality disorders."

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