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13 Aug 2018
International Training for Educators in Prevention and Response to Human Trafficking Challenges was realized in Belgrade from July 27th to July 31st, organized by the Red Cross of Serbia, with the support of the Unitas Foundation. A total of 25...
10 Apr 2018
In more than 130 countries, since 2011, around the world, April the 12th is marked as International Day for Street Children. Previous year was significant since the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted  its General Comment  on Children in...
A review of official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children
31 May 2017
For the first time, a review of official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children has been done and this report shows only a small fraction of official development assistance goes towards ending violence against children. The...
11 Apr 2017
12th April marks the seventh annual International Day for Street Children. With the publication of the United Nation’s General Comment on children in street situations, 2017 marks a once in a generation opportunity to implement change on a global...
27 Jun 2016
The Charlotte Observer has published an article about Carla Tweddale, who runs a woman's shelter for victims of human trafficking. Tweddale spoke about how human trafficking thrives closer to home than many people realize. The article lists three...
25 Jun 2016
TechCrunch is reporting on a new app that is being used to identify hotel rooms in which human trafficking victims are being kept. People are encouraged to upload an image of the hotel room that they check into, creating a database of hotel room...
18 Feb 2016
BURGAS, BULGARIA:  Over the past 15 years, the sale of babies in Bulgaria's poor Roma communities has become almost commonplace. With help from traffickers, destitute parents are selling their newborns in neighbouring Greece, where adoption laws are...

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