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Germany’s Mega Brothels Face Mega Problems

Germany, dubbed by some as Europe’s biggest brothel, has been having some issues with its mega-brothels in recent months. On April 13, over 900 police, tax, and customs investigators raided Berlin’s biggest sex club, Artemis. The club is allegedly connected with the Hells Angels biker gang, whose members are accused of recruiting women to work in […]

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Boys Groomed for Sexual Exploitation

Think it’s only girls who are trafficked for sex? While the majority of victims are female, boys can also fall prey to sexual exploitation. By some estimates, 1 in 10 victims of sexual exploitation is male. Since a grooming process is usually a critical piece of a trafficker’s strategy, teaching kids to spot warning signs […]

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Stolen Organs – How Human Traffickers Hunt for Kidneys

I recently visited a refugee camp in East Africa, where refugees and NGO staff told me about the dangers of journeying through the desert. Some of the refugees from South Sudan, Eritrea, and Somalia who are fleeing violence, conflict, and poverty attempt the risky passage from East Africa to Israel through the Sinai Desert. Others […]

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Celebrating the Ladies – International Women’s Day 2016 Rundown

In honour of International Women’s Day, today’s post is an assortment of cool articles, videos and resources to celebrate the achievements and elevate the plight of women. HOW EQUAL IS YOUR COUNTRY? The World Economic Forum has ranked each country based on women’s ability participate in political and economic life, as well as their access to education and healthcare. Type in […]

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Good News from the Anti-Trafficking Front

Sometimes it’s important to pause and take note of how anti-trafficking efforts are having a positive impact. Many organizations are working tirelessly to expose injustice, change systems, and rescue victims. Here are some examples of progress we’re making as a global community. TRANSFORMING CRIMINAL JUSTICE Cambodia’s police have generally been known as “ineffective, untrained, and […]

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VIDEO: Modern Day Slavery in the UK

Do you live in the UK or know someone who does? Here are some sobering stories and facts about slavery in your own backyard. “I explained to her everything that was going on, so they called some police to help me out of that place.” Survivor, recounting how she reached out to a teacher for […]

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