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Sex trafficking: The new American slavery
Atlanta (CNN)The pathway leading to the dark corners of human trafficking began in the fluorescent-flooded hallways of a Florida middle school.
Sacharay, which is how she wants to be known, was 14 years old and looking for a friend.
"I used to get picked on a lot about being dark-skinned. I started wearing glasses and was called 'four-eyes.' And then they knew because I was so sensitive, they knew it was getting to me," she said.
But when an ...
Dohuk, Iraq (CNN)"Hello?" The voice is muffled, crackly, and barely audible, but the caller's desperation is clear: "Our situation is very bad and cannot get any worse."
On the other end of the phone, Ameena Saeed Hasan offers a lifeline: the chance to plot an escape from slavery at the hands of ISIS.
Every day, Hasan takes calls like this one. A former Iraqi lawmaker, she is now making it her mission to rescue as many Yazidi women as she can.
When ISIS first ...
http://humantraffickingsearch.net/ [HUMAN TRAFFICKING] - Migrants and cases of arrested traffickers
http://www.humantrafficking.org/ HUMAN TRAFFICKING]
http://www.child-soldiers.org/ [CHILD SOLDIERING]
http://www.ispcan.org/ [CHILD ABUSE RESOURCE]
http://endritualabuse.org/ [RITUAL ABUSE]
http://www.antislavery.org/english/slavery_today/forced_labour/default.aspx [FORCED LABOR]
https://www.wcl.american.edu/hrbrief/12/2glaser.pdf [ARTICLE - ORGAN HARVESTING]
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An 18-year old sex trafficking victim, she was brought to IWH by the FBI. Florencia was rescued during a major sting operation in Gwinnett County. She had been smuggled into the U.S. from Mexico and was told she would be working in a factory. Coming from a poor village, she saw an opportunity to make money to send back to her impoverished family. Upon arriving into the U.S. she was forced to live with 12 other women who had been smuggled ...
Originally from India, Suma was in an arranged marriage and met her husband for the first time on their wedding day. Within three weeks of the marriage, she was being verbally and emotionally abused. Her husband told her she was ugly and should be grateful somebody married her. He had received a substantial dowry from her wealthy family to marry her. Suma was an educated woman who had been a history professor. She came to the U.S. on a fiancée visa ...
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It's the $60 billion-a-year industry that, up until a few years ago, was almost unknown and invisible in the region. ...
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By SAPA One of the primary suspects in the human trafficking ring is arrested by members of the Durban Organised Crime Unit and the Hawks. Photo: Sibusiso Ndlovu Four men accused of human trafficking and child sex will apply for bail in the Durban...
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