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
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
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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For the last few weeks, I’ve been participating in an online course which has been presented on Coursera by Jacquelyn Meshelemiah from the College of Social Work at The Ohio State University. I would like to share something I posted … Continue reading
It’s normal to see websites which claim that there are more than 27 million victims of human trafficking around the World, so when I see an article that cites a figure of 2.5 million, I think it’s worthy of a … Continue reading
From a BBC News report by Matt McGrath links the global decline of wildlife to child slavery: “But until we start to address the bigger issue which is poor governance and the global free for all, we are not going … Continue reading