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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 18 January 2007
Abstract: COLLIER COUNTY: A group of women are fighting the growing problem of human trafficking. They say they're concentrating their efforts on, of all things, feminine products. The Florida Council of Catholic Women is writing letters to the makers of Tampax and other feminine products. They want the companies to put an emergency hotline on their packaging to let women know if they're being held to work against their will, they can call a 24-hour hotline at 1-888-373-7888. "In human trafficking, these people are owned and sold from person to person and they're never free," said Janet Mitchell of the Council of Catholic Women. "If they see that phone number, they know somewhere out there people are trying to help them. It will give them hope if nothing else."

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 17 January 2007
Abstract: SANA’A, Jan. 17 — The Shoura Council held its first meeting of 2007 this past Tuesday, discussing numerous children’s issues in Yemen. Shoura Council Chairman Abdulaziz Abdulghani stressed that the council must give top priority to Yemeni children’s issues, which are contained in its plan for the new year. “Over the past time period, concerned government parties have paid closer attention to children’s issues, which were highlighted at the First Childhood and Youth Conference held in the first half of 2006,” Abdulghani noted.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 15 January 2007
Abstract: The Government is being urged to launch an inquiry into child trafficking after a study revealed the extent of the problem in Britain. A coalition of children's charities found that young people are being smuggled into the country from around the world to be sexually exploited, put to work or forced into marriage.

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Date of publication: 15 January 2007
Abstract: A study into child trafficking has found that under-age Somali girls are being brought to Tyneside and forced into marriage. Missing Out, a report from End Child Pornography, Child Prostitution and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Exploitation (ECPACT UK), a coalition of children's charities, concentrated on 80 cases in Newcastle, Manchester and Birmingham. It says that 48 of them have gone missing from social services care and have never been found.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 13 January 2007
Abstract: Victims of human trafficking in Britain are to be given guaranteed state help with housing and medical advice, as well as a minimum one month reprieve from deportation, the home secretary, John Reid, has decided. He is understood to have written to cabinet colleagues this week seeking the green light to sign the European convention on human trafficking 2005, a move which will delight human rights campaigners.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 13 January 2007
Abstract: New Delhi: Post Nithari, missing children are suddenly in the news. The truth is that every year, lakhs of children go missing throughout India. Some of these children are lured away from their houses with the promise of money and brought to big cities. One such story is that of 16-year-old Anita, as she calls herself now. Having taken up a different name, she is trying to live an anonymous life in Delhi. But two years ago, she became famous for some thing she would rather forget.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 10 January 2007
Abstract: El caso de los 17 esqueletos de niños encontrados en una casa de Nathila, en la zona de Noida, ciudad al este de Nueva Delhi, está vinculado al tráfico de órganos, informó hoy la policía local, tras los resultados de una serie de investigaciones. La policía india, que arrestó a un hombre de negocios, Moninder Singh, y a su camarero, Surendra Kholi, reveló que en la casa de este se encontró una serie de instrumentos quirúrgicos, entre los cuales diversos bisturís.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 10 January 2007
Abstract: A phone call by a girl who felt the pain of 11-year-old maidservant working for an influential family in east Delhi, helped the latter get her childhood back. Natasha (name changed), who lives in the same society flats where Parul (name changed) worked as a maid, decided to call the child helpline after she heard about the harassment that Parul was allegedly subjected to by her employers.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 09 January 2007
Abstract: MUMBAI: Four years ago the state government announced its Child Development Policy amid much fanfare. But the policy has since existed only on paper, say child rights activists. Though many non-government organisations have offered help in implementing the policy, the lackadaisical approach of the Women and Child Department has made them do a rethink.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 09 January 2007
Abstract: Lima, ene. 05 (ANDINA).- La ministra del Interior, Pilar Mazzetti, presentó hoy a la opinión pública el Sistema de Registro y Estadística del delito de Trata de Personas y Afines (RETA), que permitirá contar con información relevante sobre casos relacionados a esa actividad criminal con fines de explotación sexual, laboral y tráfico de órganos.

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