Tag Archives: trafficking

Press Release- Where does the (anti-trafficking government) money go

Research analysing anti-trafficking government funding in the United Kingdom has found evidence that significantly more could be done to prevent exploitation and forced labour, with many councils and police forces unable to provide information on their financial anti-trafficking allocations and commitments. Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researcher Dr Kiril Sharapov, a...
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Forced marriages: School holidays prompt warning

Teachers, doctors and airport staff need to be alert to the problem of forced marriages over the school holidays, the government has warned. Ministers said there were concerns about teenagers being taken abroad thinking they were going on holiday but being forced into marriage instead. Figures suggest cases are particularly...
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‘Human trafficking ring’ broken up

Dozens of suspected people-traffickers have been arrested in Spain and France, suspected of smuggling Chinese migrants into Europe and US, police have said. The main bosses of the organisation, which was reportedly based in Barcelona, were among those arrested. Some 81 fake passports from countries around Asia were seized. Police...
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Obama rails against ‘modern slavery’ of trafficking

US President Barack Obama has decried human trafficking as “modern slavery”, while outlining new measures to tackle the problem. He called trafficking an “outrage”, in remarks to an annual global forum organised by ex-President Bill Clinton. International efforts were needed to help more than 20 million trafficking victims, said Mr...
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