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Reports | Canadianwomen.org

http://www.canadianwomen.org/reports/trafficking


Reports from the Canadian Women's Foundation:


From Heartbreaking to Groundbreaking
This report features stories from survivors, experts and service providers, and outlines the Canadian Women’s Foundation’s 5-year strategy to end sex trafficking in Canada

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View the interactive report here

"No More" Ending Sex Trafficking in Canada – Report of the National Task Force on Sex Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada 
This report summarizes the findings and recommendations of theCanadian Women's Foundation’s National Task Force on Sex Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada.
Report from the National Experiential Women's Roundtable
This report summarizes the discussions at the National Experiential Women’s Roundtable, hosted on December 5th and 6th, 2013 by the Canadian Women’s Foundation Task Force on Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada.  
Report from the National Roundtable on Service Delivery for Trafficked Women and Girls in Canada
This report summarizes the discussion of the September 18, 2013 National Roundtable for Service Providers hosted by the Canadian Women’s Foundation’sTask Force on Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada.  
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Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Aboriginal Women and Girls - Literature Review and Key Informant Interviews
This report, prepared by the Native Women’s Association of Canada, provides a comprehensive assessment on the state of human trafficking for sexual exploitation of Aboriginal women and girls in Canada
 An Assessment of Sex Trafficking in Canada
Prepared by Nicole A. Barrett, Director, Global Justice Associates
This report, summarizes the prevalence of sex trafficking in Canada in 2013, examines the profile of victims and techniques of traffickers, and explores the demand to purchase sex in Canada, the role of the internet in sex trafficking, and the social and economic costs of sex trafficking.
Laws to Combat Sex Trafficking: An Overview of International, National, Provincial and Municipal Laws and their Enforcement
Prepared by Nicole A. Barrett, Director, Global Justice Associates
Margaret J. Shaw, Director, Crime and Social Policy Consulting
This report examines current legislation, regulations and law enforcement issues relating to human trafficking for sexual exploitation at four levels: the international, national, state/provincial, and municipal.
                                      Download PDF here

South Florida man traveled to Colombia for sex with underage girls, feds say - Sun Sentinel


Federal agents have arrested a South Florida man they said made several trips to South America to have sex and make child pornography videos with underage girls.

Dennis DeJesus, 45, of North Lauderdale, was arrested at his home Saturday on child "sex tourism" allegations. He was caught in a major international undercover investigation in Colombia and the U.S. that resulted in the weekend arrests of 11 Colombians on child sex-trafficking charges.

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Florida teacher in Belize child-sex sting faces life - Orlando Sentinel


TAMPA — Trying to persuade a 13-year-old girl in Belize to have sex with him, Pasco County middle school teacher David Wendel Thompson used a tactic officials say is common among adults wanting to exploit impoverished children.

"But u need help," he said in an online conversation last December. I want u to have a better life."


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Migrants kidnapped in Bangladesh and trafficked to Thailand | Free Malaysia Today

PHANG NGA: People-smugglers kidnapped dozens of Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh after duping them with fake job offers, and trafficked them to a rubber plantation in southern Thailand, officials said Sunday.


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U.S., Colombian authorities break up sex-trafficking ring with underage boys and girls | Fox News Latino



In a joint operation between the United States and Colombia, in recent days authorities broke up a major sex-trafficking ring that used drugs to force underage boys and girls into prostitution.

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Man accused of luring teen for sex in Davie - Sun Sentinel


A 24-year-old man who lured a 13-year-old girl to Davie for sex is behind bars in Broward, authorities said.

Jonathan Sabahattin Wells met the 13-year-old girl online, traveled to Osceola County in Central Florida and picked her up in front of a middle school, according to Broward Judge John "Jay" Hurley, citing an arrest report in Wells' first-appearance court hearing on Wednesday.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Nobel Peace Prize Boosts Battle to End Child Labor | Human Rights Watch


(New York) – The awarding of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize to Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi recognizes the hard fight against child labor and should serve as a call to address this challenge around the globe, Human Rights Watch said today. Satyarthi, 60, launched a campaign against employing children in the worst forms of labor both in India and elsewhere, and has built a movement to encourage businesses to employ ethical practices without child labor.

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