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Proposed bill would allocate millions in fight against human trafficking in North Carolina – WLOS


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Proposed bill would allocate millions in fight against human trafficking in North Carolina
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She's helped victims of human trafficking in western North Carolina, including a good friend who's still haunted by the past. "There's a lot of things that still trigger her and take her back to her actual abuse. I don't know that you ever get over ...
Bills take aim at human trafficking in NCWCNC

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Bills take aim at human trafficking in NC – WCNC

WCNCBills take aim at human trafficking in NCWCNCCharlotte leads the state for human trafficking. Quickel says some of this is happening at adult massage parlors. HB 451 is currently working its way through the legislature. It would require massage par...

Case of missing Lehigh girl sheds light on rampant human trafficking in SWFL – Fox 4


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Case of missing Lehigh girl sheds light on rampant human trafficking in SWFL
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LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - It's been an emotional day for the family of 14 year old Catarina Castro. Authorities say Castro was found in Indiana along with several other kids in what appeared to be a human-trafficking ring. She was found days after vanishing ...
Suspected Lehigh Acres human trafficking victim found in IndianaWink News

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State Department rebukes China for human trafficking – CBS News


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State Department rebukes China for human trafficking
CBS News
China is now ranked as one of the worst offenders of human trafficking in the world, according to the State Department's Trafficking in Persons Report, which was unveiled by Secretary Rex Tillerson and Ivanka Trump on Tuesday. Tillerson called China ...
US lists China as among worst human trafficking offendersCNN
China Is Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders, State Dept. SaysNew York Times
Global Human Trafficking Convictions Rose in 2016NBCNews.com
NPR -Los Angeles Times
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Ivanka Trump: Ending human trafficking is a priority – WJLA


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Ivanka Trump: Ending human trafficking is a priority
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"Over the past several months the White House has hosted roundtables and listening sessions with victims with NGOs Members of Congress and others to determine steps we can take to better execute a strategy to finally end human trafficking. The ...

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US Names China Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders – NPR

US Names China Among Worst Human Trafficking OffendersNPRSecretary of State Rex Tillerson released the annual Trafficking in Persons Report at a time when critics warn that U.S. budget cuts will undermine efforts to end modern day slavery. ARI SHAPIRO,...

US ranks China among worst human trafficking nations, risking a Beijing backlash – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

US ranks China among worst human trafficking nations, risking a Beijing backlash
South China Morning Post
“The North Korean regime receives hundreds of millions of dollars per year from the fruits of forced labour,” Tillerson said in his remarks on the human trafficking report. Some observers greeted the ranking with scepticism. If the downgrade is to ...

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Local Human Trafficking: Over 200 kids rescued after major breakthrough – The South African

Eyewitness NewsLocal Human Trafficking: Over 200 kids rescued after major breakthroughThe South AfricanSouth Africa is sadly full of criminal elements, if you ask a South African if they or their family have been affected by crime in the last year, cha...

Here’s How Countries Fare on Combating Human Trafficking – NECN


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Here's How Countries Fare on Combating Human Trafficking
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A new report by the U.S. State Department lays out which countries are adhering to U.S. guidelines on Human Trafficking. The report divides the world into three tiers: those who fully meet minimum standards outlined in The Trafficking Victims ...

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TIP Report Underscores Need for Global Accountability to Combat Human Trafficking – Human Rights First


TIP Report Underscores Need for Global Accountability to Combat Human Trafficking
Human Rights First
Washington, D.C. -- Human Rights First today welcomed the release of the State Department's 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, and called on the U.S. government to press countries to improve their efforts to combat human trafficking by enforcing ...

Bills take aim at human trafficking in North Carolina – WITN


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Bills take aim at human trafficking in North Carolina
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers are pushing to pass legislation to fight human trafficking during what could be the final days of their working session. Last year North Carolina ranked among the top 10 states for the number of human ...
Proposed bill would allocate millions in fight against human trafficking in North CarolinaWLOS

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CMU spinoff uses facial recognition to stop human trafficking – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteCMU spinoff uses facial recognition to stop human traffickingPittsburgh Post-GazetteMarinus Analytics, a spinoff startup out of Carnegie Mellon University that created software to mine the deep web for sex traffickers in 2012, on...

Tillerson Unveils 2017 Human Trafficking Report – Iosco County News Herald

Iosco County News HeraldTillerson Unveils 2017 Human Trafficking ReportIosco County News HeraldIn its annual report on human trafficking, the U. S. State Department demoted China to the lowest ranking over its trafficking record, putting it in the same...

China Is Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders, State Dept. Says – New York Times


New York Times

China Is Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders, State Dept. Says
New York Times
In its annual assessment of global efforts to end human trafficking — with an estimated 20 million people remaining in bondage around the world — the State Department dropped China to the lowest tier of its ranking this year, as it did with the ...
US lists China as among worst human trafficking offendersCNN
State Department rebukes China for human traffickingCBS News
With Human Trafficking Report, Tillerson Rebukes China on Human RightsForeign Policy (blog)
BBC News -The Guardian
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WATCH: Rex Tillerson, Ivanka Trump unveil annual human trafficking report – PBS NewsHour


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WATCH: Rex Tillerson, Ivanka Trump unveil annual human trafficking report
PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — The United States asserted Tuesday that Myanmar is no longer one of the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, while removing both Myanmar and Iraq from a list of countries that use child soldiers. In its annual report on human ...
US Says Myanmar No Longer Among Worst on Human TraffickingU.S. News & World Report

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