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Reports of prostitution in disaster-hit areas being closely monitored – Palace

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Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma (Photo from http://pcoo.gov.ph/)

Malacañang on Thursday assured the public that the government continues to oversee the situation in disaster-hit areas amid reports of prostitution in evacuation areas.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Alleged victims of human trafficking cry police harassment

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The alleged victims of human trafficking have turned the table against their supposed police rescuers from a Japanese-owned cyberschool allegedly engaged in cybersex activities in Pangasinan.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu mail-order bride ring busted

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Police had filed trafficking charges against the owner of a dating site that investigators said was being used to sell Filipino women to foreign clients.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Legarda calls for stricter implementation of child protection laws

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Senator Loren Legarda on Friday called for the strict implementation of anti-trafficking and child protection laws “to put a stop to the illegal human trade” in the country.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ sparks Philippine child trafficking fears – charity

Typhoon survivors.  AP FILE PHOTO

A UK-based children’s charity has asked the Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking in a region devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan), an aid official said Saturday.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Chinese doctor admits selling patients’ newborns

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A Chinese doctor has admitted in court that she stole babies from the hospital where she worked and sold them to human traffickers, state media and a court said.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Girls file trafficking raps vs neighbors

CHARGES of human trafficking and serious illegal detention were filed against a man and a woman who allegedly coerced two girls to go to Leyte for a job as salesladies. The charges were filed against Princess Diane Castro of Compostela town and her boyfriend, Dave Sanchez of Danao City. The two were accused of luring [...]

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Typhoon-hit areas watched for traffickers

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A typhoon survivor breaks into tears in a memorial rites to mark one month since Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) hit the country inside the Palo Cathedral in Palo, Leyte province, on Dec. 8, 2013. The government’s Inter-Agency Council against Trafficking (IACAT) has been directed to closely monitor areas devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” following reports of syndicates preying on the typhoon survivors, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Thursday, Dec. 12.  AP

The government’s Inter-Agency Council against Trafficking (IACAT) has been directed to closely monitor areas devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” following reports of syndicates preying on the typhoon survivors, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Thursday.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Religious groups to hold prayer rally vs human trafficking

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In the crowded condition of evacuation centers, women and children become vulnerable to rape, trafficking, prostitution and other forms of exploitation, the party-list group Gabriela warned on Monday. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

A bar girl’s journey

DO recruiters, bar owners, and prostitution den operators need rescue as well?

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Jail term for life with P2M to P5M fine for violators

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 [...]

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Couple in China ‘sells’ daughter for iPhone

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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.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dakila partners with MTV Exit in campaign vs human trafficking in Davao City

Franco rocked Davao City for Dakila and MTV Exit. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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.

Posted: October 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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