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Date of publication: 03 April 2007
Abstract: New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Nearly 300 children who have had to work or been victims of abuse Tuesday marched to the venue of the ongoing 14th SAARC Summit here to highlight the issue of cross-border child trafficking.

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Date of publication: 02 April 2007
Abstract: Illegal trafficking of human organs from poor to rich countries threatens to undermine donation programmes in industrialised states and worsen a growing shortage, transplant experts said on Monday. Exploiting poor donors, especially for kidneys, is creating a kind of "medical apartheid" that risks turning public opinion against transplantation schemes and could threaten rich states' legal donation programmes, experts said.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 29 March 2007
Abstract: Research undertaken by the African Centre for Human Development (ACHD) has revealed a high rate of child trafficking across the country. The centre has, therefore, called for a concerted effort by all to eliminate the menace. A Programme Officer of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Patrick Asare-Nelson, described the situation in Ghana as “an organised crime involving recruiters, transporters, receivers, distributors and employers”.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 27 March 2007
Abstract: Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S. Aghayeva / Imran Najafov, the Deputy Chairman of the Office for Fight against Human Trafficking of the Interior Ministry of Azerbaijan said during the round table on “Fight against Human Trafficking and Violence: Problems and Prospects” held in the Azerbaijani Ombudsman Office that in 2006 the Ministry registered 211 cases of human trafficking in Azerbaijan..

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 27 March 2007
Abstract: Mozambique's former first lady, Graca Machel, on Tuesday declared that nothing can excuse of justify trafficking in children. She was opening a regional conference in Johannesburg on 'Exploring Strategies for Preventing the Trafficking and Abuse of Children in Southern Africa', organized by SANTAC (Southern African Network against Trafficking ad Abuse of children), of which Machel is one of the sponsors.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 26 March 2007
Abstract: The United Nations proposed a new global fund Monday to fight international human trafficking and forced labor, a problem that it said had grown to epidemic proportions and was rarely effectively prosecuted by governments.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 23 March 2007
Abstract: The NSPCC welcomes today’s announcement (23 March) that it is to receive over £300,000 from the Home Office, boosted by funds from Comic Relief,1 to set up a Child Trafficking Advice and Information Line. The Advice Line – the first of its kind in the UK – will open later in the year and be run in partnership with the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) and children’s rights charity End Child Pornography, Child Prostitution and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Exploitation (ECPAT UK).

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 23 March 2007
Abstract: UNICEF UK welcomes the Home Office announcement stating its intention to sign the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings today, Friday 23rd March 2007. The move coincides with the long-awaited release of the UK Action Plan on Tackling Human Trafficking and comes just two days before the bicentenary of the British abolition of the slave trade, Sunday 25th March 2007.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 22 March 2007
Abstract: Kofi Azadavor is sitting stiffly on a bench under a mango tree on his family's compound, getting up every so often to tend the fire in the open-air kitchen. He looks smart in his school uniform of brown shorts and a blue-and-white checked shirt, but both school and family life are still fairly new experiences for the 10-year-old. Kofi only returned home to his village near Sogakope, a small town in south-eastern Ghana, in June. When he was just four years old, his mother sent him and his older brother, Mawuta, to live with their uncle in a fishing town 250km away. It was the end of Kofi's childhood and the start of his life as a slave.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 22 March 2007
Abstract: Nueva Delhi.- El “precio” de cada uno de los 60 millones de niños víctimas del tráfico de menores en la India oscila entre 9 y 40 euros, según la ONG Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), una situación “insostenible” contra la que se han manifestado hoy en la capital india unas 5.000 personas.

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