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20 Jan 2019
The number of British nationals identified as potential child trafficking victims has been rising, amounting to 2 118 cases in 2017, out of which half said they were trafficked within the UK. Despite this, Independent has learned the UK`s Home...
16 Jan 2018
Serbian Center for Protection of Trafficking Victims has published its report for the 2017, announcing that they have received a total of 138 reports (children and adults) for which, based on preliminary identification, they were suspected of being...
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...
19 May 2016
Reuters lists 5 common myths that are believed about human trafficking.  Here is a summarized version of that list: 1- Human trafficking means sex trafficking: Forced labor is another type of human trafficking. 2- Human trafficking and human...
09 Aug 2015
FOCUS Information Agency reports that the number of children becoming victims of human trafficking are decreasing. This claim was supported by Nataliya Petkova, the director of the Crisis Centre in the village of Balvan, in North Bulgaria. She...
07 Aug 2015
According to a recent 'Balkan Insight' report, the Serbian government is being urged to investigate cases of missing babies, suspected of abduction. NGOs, YUCOM, Astra, and some other parent organisations argue that within the past 40 years, more...

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