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The Weekly, its parent company face backlash over Online sex ads that exploit teens

July 25, 2011

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Amid the controversy engulfing The Weekly and Village Voice regarding advertising that critics say aids in the sex trafficking of girls and women, a look at a local residential-recovery program for prostituted youngsters. By Sara Jean GreenSeattle Times staff reporter ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMESCity Councilman Tim Burgess chats during a tour of […]

Trafficked girl’s carer in court fight for access to children’s services

July 22, 2011

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Barnet council challenged after denying help to girl who spent childhood in Congolese brothel before being trafficked to London Alexandra Topping and agencies guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 20 July 2011 A girl who spent her childhood imprisoned in a brothel before being trafficked into the UK for sexual exploitation should not be treated as an adult, her […]

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: The crimes that women commit against each other

July 20, 2011

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We feminists are pathologically unable to deal with the fact that females are, sometimes, more sadistic than men and viciously hurt their own sex Yasmin Alibhai-BrownMonday, 18 July 2011 If there was real gender parity, I said last week, women would be able to be brilliant and total failures – great and not so great, […]

Burma: conflict leads to spike in trafficking of Palaung minority

July 20, 2011

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The Palaung Women’s Organization (PWO) has released a new report that explores and uncovers human trafficking in ethnic Palaung areas of Burma. PWO has documented 72 cases of actual or suspected trafficking involving 110 people, which took place along the China-Burma border, mostly during the past six years. The majority of those trafficked were young […]