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Date of publication: 07 December 2006
Abstract: LANG SON, Viet Nam, 7 December 2006 – Nguyen Thi Phuong cherishes her new role as a mother. At 45, she’s older than most Vietnamese women raising their first child, but that hardly matters. She is happy to have her own family, now that she is no longer a prisoner in someone else’s. In 1991, Phuong was lured to the border by traffickers and taken against her will to China, where she was dragged to a house in a small town and sold to become an older man’s wife. “I didn’t know how old he was or the name of the place we lived,” she said. “I lost my freedom. I had to go everywhere with his family or else I was locked in a room. I had to work hard. When I was tired or sick, they didn’t let me stop working.”

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Date of publication: 06 December 2006
Abstract: GENEVA, Dec 6 (KUNA) -- The-US based multinational "Manpower" launched on Wednesday the "Global 1,000 Initiative" as a part of the "End Human Trafficking Now Campaign" with Suzanne Mubarak Women's International Peace Movement (SMWIPM). This global campaign is endorsed by a host of global organizations including the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) to combat human trafficking.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 06 December 2006
Abstract: THE House of Representatives yesterday passed the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Suppression and Punishment) Act, which will implement provisions to prevent and suppress, as well as, punish persons involved in human trafficking. The bill was supported by the Opposition, but several speakers, including spokesman on national security Derrick Smith and MP Olivia Grange, criticised the timing of the bill as an effort to impress the United States that Jamaica was doing enough to control human trafficking.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 24 November 2006
Abstract: MALELANE, 24 November (IRIN) - When the governments of Mozambique and South Africa decided to revive the transport route between Maputo and Johannesburg in the mid-1990s, child slaves were not the cargo envisaged for haulage.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 17 November 2006
Abstract: Ireland could become a gateway for the trafficking of children because it does not follow best international practice to safeguard children at risk, the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) claimed today.

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Date of publication: 17 November 2006
Abstract: A new child protection assessment report for the Karamoja region in Uganda reveals that trafficking of children is alive with children sold within Uganda and as far as Kenya.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 11 November 2006
Abstract: Dubai, Nov. 11 (PTI): The United Arab Emirates has introduced a tough new law to crack down on human trafficking, a measure that could provide relief to thousands of foreign workers, including Indians, who face exploitation at the hands of their employers.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 08 November 2006
Abstract: In a startling revelation, child trafficking in the country is rife to an extent that in every five households, out of this setup, three are victims.

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Date of publication: 05 November 2006
Abstract: Lucknow, November 5: WHAT happens to the girls who are rescued from traffickers in the state? According to the state government’s welfare departments, they are kept in special homes and given trainings to earn their livelihood, so that they can’t be lured again. However, there are allegations that these rehabilitation programmes are running on papers only.

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Type of document: News
Date of publication: 04 November 2006
Abstract: A nine-year old girl died from a fall from one of the high mountains in Alab area of Baqem province, while trying to cross into Saudi Arabia. The unidentified girl was one of a group of children being illegally smuggled into that country, by unnamed traffickers, according to a security source in the border area of Sa’adah governorate.

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