In this video, there are interviews with a couple of young Cambodians who were trafficked for sex in their early teens. The violence in their stories may seem shocking, but it’s also quite typical, unfortunately. Advertisements
I just came across a very good radio report about how young women in Japan are conned into entering the adult entertainment industry. You can listen to Rachel Mealey’s report here. When I lived in Tokyo, I used to arrange … Continue reading
While wanting to volunteer to brighten the lives of children is noble, it isn’t worth the trauma that the children experience once the volunteer to whom they’ve become attached leaves. This video clip from a documentary by Sabour Bradley touches … Continue reading
This report on compensated dating (enjo kousai) in Japan by Harry Fawcett of Al Jazeera explains how teenagers receive payment of money or gifts in exchange for a ‘date’ with an adult. It mentions that a UN special rapporteur claimed … Continue reading
I’ve just read this article by Tracy Connor – Judge Gives Man 5 Days for Child Porn, Rails Against Harsh Sentences. In a nutshell, U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein has sentenced a man from Brooklyn to 5 days incarceration for … Continue reading
Emily Kennedy, CEO of Marinus Analytics, has created a powerful tool to combat trafficking in persons. It’s called Traffic Jam. The idea is simple – by searching through massive amounts of classified ads online, one may find clues as the … Continue reading
Looking for a job in counter-trafficking? http://endslaverynow.org/act/human-trafficking-job-opportunities It’s good to know that this resource exists.
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