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"Such a move will fuel huge sex-trafficking as those who buy and sell women will get off scot free," said Apne Aap Founder, Ruchira Gupta.

"The UN Women note and the UNAIDS reccommendations are in violation of agreed upon protocols and conventions that India and other member sates of the UN are party to.

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SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – Thirteen human-trafficking victims in Costa Rica this year were taken for their organs, according to a report on crime in the country that gives new life to an ongoing organ trafficking scandal unfolding in the country.

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Anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes, of the University of California Berkeley, has been honored by the American Anthropological Association with its first ever Anthropology in Public Policy Award for her trailblazing work on the dark practice of human organ trafficking.

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Slavery still prevails

Sunday, 15 December 2013 14:00
We live in a world that has accepted man’s absolute control over another making him prone to go in for the unjustified trade and enslavement of another human being.
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PARIS—A panel discussion on organ transplant trafficking and tourism at the French National Assembly addressed the ethical issues involved in organ trafficking abroad in particular, in China.

The panel, which took place Nov. 27, was led by Member of Parliament for the Bouches-du-Rhône Valérie Boyer and by Dr.

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Human Trafficking in Costa Rica

Thursday, 12 December 2013 08:00

Costa Rica News - There were 28 reported victims of human trafficking reported up in Cota Rica up to October 2013 for this year. Thirteen fell victim to organ extraction and trafficking rings, according to a U.N. report from the Office on Drugs and Crime and the Costa Rican Judicial Investigation Police.

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Out of the 28 victims of human trafficking reported through October 2013 in Costa Rica, 13 fell prey to illegal organ extraction and trafficking rings, according to a new report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Police.

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"We support the need for the OSCE to pay stronger attention to a shameful phenomenon such as human trafficking. We call on [this organization] to apply a comprehensive solution to this problem, including the trade in human organs and tissues," Lavrov said at the OSCE Ministerial Council in Kiev on Thursday.

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Beware of vultures preying on Yolanda’s victims

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 09:19

Photos from ABS-CBN video

Tacloban children displaced by Yolanda

What has been feared by human rights advocates is now happening in Tacloban: human trafficker vultures are on a prowl preying on the hapless victims of typhoon Yolanda.
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“I can’t go home until I have more money for my little girl,” says Seyani, a 27-year-old domestic worker from Nepal.

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