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Almost 36 million people are living as slaves across the globe with an index on Monday listing Mauritania, Uzbekistan, Haiti, Qatar and India as the nations where modern-day slavery is most prevalent.

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The Super Bowl is seven months away, but already preparation in New Jersey has begun and that has some of New Jersey leadership bracing for business that may not be above board.

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Authorities say a nationally-known sporting event is bringing human trafficking to the Omaha metro.

Investigators said, during the College World Series, women and girls are specifically brought into the area because major sporting events equal high demand for prostitutes.

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Louisville, Kentucky busiest day has always been May's first Saturday every year.

Kentucky Derby time is always about pagenetry, spectacle, and the horse sporty event but for human trafficking victims in the state of Kentucky is one of the darkest hours.

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End Houston's bad reputation

Sunday, 16 June 2013 09:00

Houston has the great privilege of hosting the Super Bowl in 2017, but with that comes the great responsibility of combatting the inevitable spike in sex trafficking.

Just as during the Offshore Technology Conference in May, whenever large numbers of people gather, there is an increase in the sex trade.

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MetLife Stadium, home of the New York Giants and Jets, is shown in August 2011 in East Rutherford, N.J. The stadium is hosting the 2014 Super Bowl, the kind of event that can increase human trafficking, say backers of new provisions meant to prevent such crimes.
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Indianapolis was the last city to host the Super Bowl. In just a matter of weeks, New Orleans will have that same honor.

Security experts say when the big game comes to town so will criminals connected to illegal activities like prostitution and human trafficking.

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GENEVA (ILO News) - Visitors thronging London for the Olympics might come across huge, brightly coloured gift boxes that promise passers-by a better life, only to reveal the harsh realities of human trafficking on the inside.

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20 million victims of human trafficking

Saturday, 28 July 2012 16:37

MORE than 20 million people are victims of human trafficking, said the International Labour Organisation on Friday as it launched an awareness campaign coinciding with the London Olympics.

In the campaign, the ILO has set up brightly coloured large walk-in 'gift boxes' that promise passers-by a better life, only to reveal images on the realities of human trafficking in black and white on the inside.

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The Olympics-motivated cooperation between the Metropolitan and the Romanian police is the most recent attempt to clear London’s streets of groups of beggars at a time when the eyes of the world are on the city.

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