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The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women sent an open letter signed by over 400 groups and individuals to Amnesty International asking it to reconsider a policy to decriminalize sex work. 
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Amnesty Votes on Policy to Decriminalize Sex Work, Sparks Feminist Debate

The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women sent an open letter signed by over 400 groups and individuals to Amnesty International asking it to reconsider a policy to decriminalize sex work. Related posts: Mexican Court Convicts Five Men to 697 Years i… Read more at: Feminist Majority Foundation Blog » Feminist Newswire | Feminist Majority Foundation […]

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As stigma remains, one sex-worker works to correct the myths

Ruth Jacobs – WNN Features (WNN) London, UK, WESTERN EUROPE: In a candid and honest interview rights activist and independent sex-worker Jemima talks with Ruth Jacobs, global women’s advocate, author and campaigner based in the UK. Working to dispel public misinformation on the lives of adult sex-workers who choose to enter the consensual sex industry […]

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[US] Advocate for Women’s Rights Inspired by High School Activism

Joliz Cedeno – Huffington Post – Tuesday, 03 June 2014 (originally published 28 May) From 1998-2002, I attended The Beacon School, a very progressive high school in Manhattan, which required students to do hours of community service as part of a graduation prerequisite. My first placement had me in a windowless room stuffing envelopes for […]

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Names of Nigeria’s abducted girls reaches public as U.S. experts go to Nigeria

WNN Breaking (WNN) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, NORTH AMERICA: As the White House issued a statement promising that help from the U.S. will be happening in Nigeria in the search for what has now been determined to be 287 abducted school girls who were kidnapped during an insurgent attack on Nigeria’s Chibok Secondary Girls (High) […]

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Men with empathy can stop global sex-trafficking, says advocates

Maria Caspini for Thomson Reuters Foundation – WNN Justice (WNN/TRF) London, UNITED KINGDOM, WESTERN EUROPE: Human trafficking has many faces and forms. There’s the pimp enslaving and exploiting young girls in cities across the United States – where an estimated 100,000 girls are trafficked at present. There are the men who buy young boys in […]

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Preventing human trafficking takes more than just education

Jes Richardson (WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Preventing trafficking and sexual exploitation is more than education; it is building deep friendships with people of all ages within our community and meeting their needs. Part of prevention is education, but the larger part is putting the education into action. Prevention Restoring the community includes […]

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When will we start de-glamourizing depictions of human trafficking?

Jes Richardson – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Today, thousands of people will “shine a light on slavery.” As a survivor of sex trafficking, I am deeply grateful but I am also deeply concerned. Who doesn’t want to stop slavery? Well, except for those who own slaves. There’s always them… But […]

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Are heroes who want to rescue those sex-trafficked really the heroes?

Jess Richardson – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Former sex worker and sex-trafficking survivor Jes Richardson outlines the dynamics of rescue in the plight of those who continue to be trapped in the multi-national crime industry of human-trafficking today. How can a rescuer’s actions and language not belittle those who have […]

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U.S.: Physicians must identify & report underage victims of sex-trafficking

Cameron Conaway – WNN Justice (WNN) Washington D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: With her guide dog by her side, child sex trafficking survivor Margeaux Gray presented perhaps the most powerful testimonial at the January U.S. Congressional Briefing: Combating Modern Slavery. “This is my first time speaking in front of an audience like this,” she began. “Even […]

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U.S. FBI coordinates large sex-trafficking sting on heels of 2014 Super Bowl

WNN Breaking (WNN) New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: In an incredible crime sting operation coordinated by the U.S. FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation has rescued 16 juveniles and 70 women from sex-traffickers who were hoping to cash-in big during the Super Bowl event at the MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. During the […]

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UN expert reveals troubling Africa destination for sex-trafficking

WNN Breaking (WNN/UNOHCHR) United Nations, Geneva, SWITZERLAND, WESTERN EUROPE: “Yes Seychelles is an island but not an island out of reach of traffickers and their nefarious activities in today’s globalised world,” the United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, warned* on Friday at the end of her first official visit to […]

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