Human Trafficking News for December 16, 2012

Jason Mraz tops Myanmar anti-trafficking concert American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz mixed entertainment with education to become the first world-class entertainer in decades to perform in Myanmar, with a concert to raise awareness of human trafficking. Jason Mraz headlines groundbreaking concert in Myanmar against human trafficking YANGON, Myanmar – American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz mixed entertainment with […]

Human Trafficking News for December 14, 2012

Life After Human Trafficking: ‘No One Goes Back to the Way It Was Before’ Sarah was 18 when she left Ethiopia for a job as a domestic servant in the Middle East. For a woman with few prospects, it sounded like a great opportunity. She had no idea it would turn into a grueling nightmare.

Human Trafficking News for December 12, 2012

Aquino missed the chance of making Human Rights Day meaningful Commentary By Ellen Tordesillas Malacanang's enumeration of its human rights initiatives last Monday, International Human Rights Day, would have been more meaningful had President Aquino signed the proposed "Anti-Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012″ which had been on his … Continue reading →

Human Trafficking News for December 10, 2012

Commitment To Human Rights Lauded MANILA, Philippines — On the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United States yesterday lauded the commitment to human rights that President Benigno Aquino III and his administration have continued to demonstrate.

Human Trafficking News for December 5, 2012

DOLE asks OFWs to be vigilant against illegal recruitment, human trafficking Labor Department Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz commended efforts by one of the country’s overseas labor offices for the efficient manner it helps victims of human trafficking and illegal recruitment. She also reiterated overseas Filipinos workers should report such cases. According to a DOLE statement, Baldoz […]

Human Trafficking News for December 4, 2012

Sex slavery, human trafficking still rife in Australia Sydney, Dec. 4 (ANI): An inquiry has been launched over a number of societal problems including sex slavery and forced marriages, which are still persistent in Australia. Modern-day slavery in Australia: Goward Australians with knowledge of forced marriages or human trafficking must tell an inquiry now under […]

Human Trafficking News for December 3, 2012

Human Rights Activist, Singer and Flamenco Guitarist AnnaMaria Cardinalli to Perform at the International Tour … Ms. Cardinalli’s performance will be part of a ceremony officially recognizing ITMI as a signatory to EPCAT’s “The Code,” a tourism industry initiative to prevent human trafficking. …

Human Trafficking News for December 1, 2012

Give the Gift that Brings Freedom, Love and Empowerment to Victims of Human Trafficking this Holiday Season A small group traveled to Cambodia to plant a seed of hope for victims of human trafficking. With the sale of every 3Strands bracelet money is raised to help empower, teach and employ young women who have been […]

Human Trafficking News for November 30, 2012

World Bank approves funds for Madagascar despite U.S. concerns on trafficking WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank has approved $167 million (104.2 million pounds) in emergency lending to Madagascar despite opposition from the United States due to concerns about increased human trafficking, U.S. and bank officials said on Friday. The World Bank said approval of […]