By Niña P. Calleja
Leaders and members of churches and various religious organizations in Philippines are coming together on December 12 for a day of reflection and prayer against human trafficking, “the fastest growing criminal industry in the world today,” the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines announced Saturday.
DO recruiters, bar owners, and prostitution den operators need rescue as well?
HUMAN trafficking is committed by anyone who “recruits, transports, transfers, harbors, provides or receives a person, with or without the victim’s consent or knowledge, by any means, including those done under the pretext of domestic or overseas employment or training or apprenticeship, for the purpose of prostitution, pornography, sexual exploitation, forced labor, slavery, involuntary servitude [...]
A young Chinese couple are facing criminal punishment for “selling” their daughter and using part of the proceeds to buy an Apple iPhone, state media said Friday.
Following the success of the Freedom Ride, a pioneering event that brought together 6,000 cyclists in a nationwide campaign against human trafficking early this year, Dakila partnered with MTV Exit for a youth-driven initiative against human trafficking and exploitation in the Philippines.
International organization Save the Children has called on the government and other aid organizations to implement tighter measures to ensure the safety of children against child prostitution, assault and trafficking in Zamboanga’s evacuation centers.
By Carine Asutilla
Police rescued 43 women believed to be victims of trafficking from two bars here.
A human-trafficking case against a Saudi princess in the U.S. has been dismissed.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Ten suspected human-trafficking victims bound for Russia were barred from leaving the country earlier this week, Immigration officer-in-charge Siegfred Mison said Saturday.
By Cynthia D. Balana
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Saturday called for increased vigilance against human trafficking, especially in areas that were severely hit by recent disasters like Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental.
By Cynthia D. Balana
The Department of Social Welfare and Development called Saturday for increased public vigilance against human trafficking, especially in areas severely affected by recent disasters like Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental.
By Michelle Joy L. Padayhag
Nearly half of 2.8 million children were classified as poor while there were 80 victims of sexual abuse and 27 trafficking victims recorded in Central Visayas early this year.
Twin baby girls allegedly stolen and sold by the obstetrician who delivered them in China have been recovered by police, state media reported Friday.