MANILA, Philippines—A Philippine overseas labor official accused of running a prostitution ring using distressed overseas Filipino workers in Jordan said Wednesday he suspects illegal recruitment agencies and human traffickers were behind the allegations against him.
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The ILO’s First Regional Conference on Human Trafficking in the Arab Region concluded Wednesday, in Amman, Jordan. The conference and accompanying report discussed the concurrence of human trafficking and forced labour of migrant workers, and recommended a number of practices to improve anti-trafficking efforts as well as the wider migration system.
Egypt is the worst country for women in the Arab world, closely followed by Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen, according to gender experts surveyed in a Thomson Reuters Foundation poll released today.
FARGO — Federal indictments were unsealed Thursday against three men char-ged in an ongoing sex trafficking investigation in the North Dakota oil patch.
Jordan Christiansen, Daniel Ray and Michael Sackett are charged with attempted sex trafficking of children.