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Sex trafficking victims reveal horror of witchcraft and torture being used to enslave women in Scotland

January 28, 2012

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Jan 27 2012 Exclusive by Annie Brown VICTIMS of human sex trafficking have told how they were enslaved by witchcraft, torture and death threats in modern-day Scotland. The harrowing stories of ten women were compiled by campaigners investigating the world’s fastest growing organised crime. Nine came from Africa, one from South America. In one of […]

Sex trafficking victims reveal horror of witchcraft and torture being used to enslave women in Scotland

January 28, 2012

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Jan 27 2012 Exclusive by Annie Brown VICTIMS of human sex trafficking have told how they were enslaved by witchcraft, torture and death threats in modern-day Scotland. The harrowing stories of ten women were compiled by campaigners investigating the world’s fastest growing organised crime. Nine came from Africa, one from South America. In one of […]

Police and Judges against Gender Violence in the Southern Cone

August 9, 2011

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Posted on August 1 2011 Fabiana Benvino, a guardia, does street outreach for Safe Cities Programme, Rosario, Argentina. (Photo: UN Women/Hilary Duffy)  UN Women and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a study mid-July, assessing mechanisms in place to respond to gender-based violence in the Southern Cone. The study stresses that […]

Police and Judges against Gender Violence in the Southern Cone

August 9, 2011

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Posted on August 1 2011 Fabiana Benvino, a guardia, does street outreach for Safe Cities Programme, Rosario, Argentina. (Photo: UN Women/Hilary Duffy)  UN Women and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a study mid-July, assessing mechanisms in place to respond to gender-based violence in the Southern Cone. The study stresses that […]