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Post Tagged 'Human trafficking in the Philippines'

Preventing Human Trafficking

Jenny Human trafficking can be prevented. It takes tenacity, hard work, and knowledge of the needs of the people in a particular area of the world. One of the greatest “push” factors (those factors that drive people into human trafficking) is poverty. Continue Reading...

Cyber-Sex Slavery in the 21st Century

The combination of poverty, sexual trafficking, and technology has given rise to a new form of slavery: cyber-sex trafficking. As CNN explains, anyone who has a computer, internet, a Web cam, and an exploited woman or child can be in business: Andrea was 14 years old the first time a voice over the Internet told her to take off her clothes. Continue Reading...